Atkinson wins another gold at World Short Course Championship

Jamaica's Alia Atkinson won a third medal at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships on Saturday in China after taking the 100 metre breast stroke title. Atkinson got a great start and eventually took the event in 1 minute, 03.51 seconds with American Katie Meili second in 1 minute, 03.63 and Australian Jessica Hansen getting bronze in 1 minute, 04.61.

On Friday, Atkinson won her second medal at the championships when she claimed bronze in the 100m individual medley. The 30 year old won gold in the 50m breaststroke event on Wednesday, her first in that event at the Short Course Championships having won silver on three different occasions.



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