Jamaica’s Atkinson wins 50m breaststroke gold in Beijing

first_img CARPHA Partners with, PAHO to Ensure Caribbean States’… Jamaican Alia Atkinson Breaks Own Record At Swimming World CupPresident of the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica Martin Lyn says that Alia Atkinson’s new world record effort shows that she is dedicated to greatness. Atkinson lowered her 50 metres breaststroke world record to 28.56 seconds, shaving .08 of a second off the previous mark at the FINA (Short Course)…October 7, 2018In “Jamaica”Jamaica’s Atkinson continues World Cup Swimming dominanceJamaica’s swim star Alia Atkinson on Sunday stamped her dominance on the 50 Short Course Meters (SCM) Breaststroke event in Tokyo winning another gold medal for her country at the FINA Swimming World Cup. Recording a blistering 28.95 seconds she again finished ahead of the Russian Champion Yuliya Efimova (29.56)…November 11, 2018In “Jamaica”Late birthday gold for Jamaica’s Swimming champion Alia AtkinsonSHANGHAI, China (AFP) via Observer — Jamaican star Alia Atkinson celebrated turning 30 by finally winning 50m breaststroke gold at the short course World Swimming Championships on Wednesday. Atkinson’s landmark birthday was on Tuesday but she had to wait a day to really mark the occasion in imperious style in…December 12, 2018In “Jamaica”Share this on WhatsApp Oct 15, 2020 Oct 16, 2020 Atkinson, the world record holder in the event, got off to fast start before pulling away from the rest of the field to touch the wall first in 29.16.  The Jamaican was just half a second off the world record she set last month.In second place was her Russian rival Yulia Efimova who touched next with a time of 29.63.  Efimova had earlier claimed the other two breaststroke events.  Australia’s Emily Seebohm was a surprise third-place finisher in 30.35, after heading right back into the water after claiming the silver medal in the 200m backstroke.The final two meets of the World Cup will take place in Tokyo, Japan from November 9 to 11 and Singapore from November 15 to 17.  Atkinson is currently seventh in the women’s standings, which is currently led by Sweden’s Sarah Sjöström.Report from Sportsmax; photos/video via FINA Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Six Eastern Caribbean countries deemed safe for travel – CDC Jamaican Olympian Alia Atkinson was comfortably first in the women’s 50m breaststroke, adding yet another gold medal to her collection, at the 2018 FINA World Cup, in Beijing on Sunday.center_img Oct 16, 2020 CMO says Saint Lucia at critical stage of COVID-19 outbreak You may be interested in… Barbados releases new COVID-19 Travel Protocols Oct 16, 2020last_img