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Watch: Alia Atkinson Wins Silver in Women’s 100m Breaststroke Final

Alia Atkinson won the silver medal in the Women’s 100m Breaststroke Final at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto on Friday. Atkinson clocked 1:06.59, up from today’s heat, behind America’s Katie Meili 1:06.26 (Gold). Meili broke the Pan American Record earlier today clocking 1:05.64 in the heats.

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In 2014,  Atkinson equalled the world 100 meters breaststroke record to become Jamaica’s first ever swimming world champion, and the first black woman in the sport’s history to win a world title.