Alia Atkinson won a bronze medal time in the 100m breaststroke at the FINA Champions Series on Tuesday, following up in the bronze she won in the 50m breaststroke on Monday.

Olympian Alia Atkinson won a bronze medal in the 50m breaststroke on Monday at the Shenzhen leg of the FINA Champions Series.

Jamaica’s Alia Atkinson has been named the 2019 Swammy Awards CAC Female Athlete of the Year.

Jamaica’s Alia Atkinson won the short course 50m and 100m breaststroke events at the London leg of the International Swimming League on the weekend.

Jamaica swimmer Alia Atkinson claimed top spot for team Iron in the women’s 100 metre breaststroke at the 2019 International Swimming League (ISL) in Budapest on Sunday.

After winning the women’s 50 event on the previous day’s competition, Atkinson shot out like a bullet and led the race from wall to wall as she clocked 1:03.84 for the victory. 

The Jamaican managed to hold off a late-race charge from American Breeja Larson who was second in 1:04.40.  Larson finished just ahead of compatriot Annie Lazor who was third with a time of 1:04.41.  Atkinson, who was second in the event last week, was the only swimmer to finish under 1:04.

The win claimed vital points for team Iron.

“It was pretty good coming off the 200 (on Saturday). It came together. I think that was our best placing in the 100, so it’s on up and up,” Atkinson said following the race.

 

Alia Atkinson won the 50m breaststroke and was second in the 100m on her debut in the International Swimming League on the weekend.

Four-time Olympian Alia Atkinson said having her family present made Friday’s induction into the Texas A&M Lettermen's Association's Hall of Fame Class of 2019 made the occasion even more special.

With three gold medals already in the bag from the Japan and China legs of the 2019 FINA World Cup Tour, Jamaica’s Alia Atkinson added a couple more at the Singapore leg this past weekend.

Jamaica’s Alia Atkinson took the gold medal in her pet event, the 50m breaststroke at the opening leg of the FINA World Cup in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday.

 World Indoor champion Alia Atkinson CD is one of 10 Texas A&M University legends to be honoured on September 13, 2019, at the Burgess Banquet in College Station, Texas.

Alia Atkinson ended the 2019 Clovis Pro Swim Series on Saturday with an emphatic win in the 50-metre breaststroke.

Jamaica Olympian Alia Atkinson continued to round into form for this summer’s World Championships in Gwangju, Korea, with a season-best performance in the 100-metre breaststroke on Thursday at the 2019 Clovis Pro Swim Series Meet in Clovis, California.

World champion Alia Atkinson believes there is a lot of swimming talent in the Caribbean but a lack of confidence is holding it back. She hopes to unleash this talent with swimming clinics like the one she hosted in St. Lucia with young swimmers last week Thursday and Friday, April 25 and 26.

Both Olympian Alia Atkinson CD and compatriot Breanna Roman recorded season-best times in their respective breaststroke finals at the 2019 TYR Pro Swim Series in Richmond, Virginia Thursday.

Despite her keenly developed sense of humility, Alia Atkinson must have known she was favoured to win her third RJR Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year at the Jamaica Pegasus on Friday night.

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