Atkinson wins World Champs bronze in 100m medley

By December 14, 2018

Alia Atkinson won her second medal at the World Swimming Championships in China on Friday when she finished third in the 100m medley.

The bronze medal follows on her gold medal performance in the 50m breaststroke on Wednesday.

The Jamaican, who celebrated her 30th birthday on Tuesday, clocked 58.11 seconds in the race won by the imperious Katinka Hosszu of Hungary in 57.26s.

Japan’s Runa Imai won the silver in 57.85s.             

Atkinson will be attempting to win a third medal and perhaps a second gold when she swims in the 100m breaststroke, an event in which she holds the world record.

The finals are set for Saturday.

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