Atkinson Wins Gold At FINA Swimming World Cup In China

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World record holder, Alia Atkinson, won gold at the FINA Swimming World Cup in China.

Atkinson stopped the clock at 1-minute-7-point-6-seconds to win the women’s 100-metres breaststroke final.

She finished ahead of Russia’s Vitalina Simonova and Jinjow Yu of China.

This is Atkinson’s second gold of the 2019 World Cup circuit, adding to the gold she won in the 50-metres breaststroke in Japan.

She’ll return to the pool tomorrow to contest the 50-metres breaststroke.



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.


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