Atkinson Upbeat Ahead of FINA Short Course


Four time Olympian, Alia Atkinson, says she’s in perfect form ahead of the six-day FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships in Canada, starting today.

Atkinson is part of Jamaica’s five-member team that will be competing at the championships.

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Atkinson says she hopes to duplicate she performance that say her breaking the 50-metres breaststroke record earlier this year.

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Kelsie Campbell, Justin Plaschka, Dominique Walter, and Keenan Dols are the other swimmers representing Jamaica.


Alrick Swaby is a reporter/producer at Nationwide News Network. He started his career with the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, JBC, in 1995. He has experiences in radio and television broadcasting, reporting and production. He is now on his second stint with Nationwide after rejoining in 2012, Pursuing his passion.