The best in Jamaica is known as the cream of the crop, in other words that person is always on top of their game, which best describe Alia Atkinson, Jamaica’s swimmer. Alia Atkinson won her second gold medal in Doha Swimming World Cup Series meet in Qatar Thursday October 5 2017 woman’s 50m breaststrokes event.
Alia clocked in 29.42 seconds followed by Rikke Pedersen of Denmark, who came in at 30.32 and Austria’s Lena Kreundl 31. 2.4. Significantly, Alia has completed her campaign in Doha and came in second in the 200m breaststrokes with a record of 2minutes and 26.10 seconds.
Alia ended the second cluster of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Short Course World Cup with a total of three medals, two-gold and one-silver. She will resume training in South Florida Aquatics for the upcoming cluster, in Beijing, China on November 10, 2017.
Therefore keeping update on the International Swimming Federation World Cup the impressive progress of Alia Atkinson was exceptional in the 50m breast strokes this season. The 28 years old athlete was described by the Federation as the world governing body for swimming, and most consistent athlete in breaststroke history of the Short Course World Cup, which was a “lay back” win. Alia timed 29.57s , which makes her in first place, club entrant Junyang Feng at 30.40s and china’s Ran Suo 30.44s .
This is Alia’s fifth “back-to-back” win in the World Cup this season. She also won a gold medal in performances Moscow,Einhoven , Hong Kong and Qatar within 30 second this season.
Significantly, the cream of the crop, Alia currently holds the International Swimming Federation World record of 28.64 seconds in the World Cup this year.