Jamaica’s Atkinson continues World Cup Swimming dominance
Jamaica’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) and the Australian Champion Emily Seebohm (29.99) and just off her own World Record of 28.56 seconds set in Budapest in October this year.
Atkinson has won all four of the 50 SCM Breaststroke events on the FINA World Cup circuit so far this year. She has now won a total of 6 gold and 2 silver medals for Jamaica.