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Alia Atkinson wins 6th GOLD medal at Swimming World Cup 2017

Alia Atkinson wins 6th GOLD medal at Swimming World Cup 2017

Alia Atkinson has won her sixth gold medal of the 2017 FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup on Day 1 of the Hong Kong leg of the series — September 30 – October 1, 2017.

Atkinson, who had so far won 5 gold and 3 bronze after three of the eight stops of the World Cup series since August, clocked 1:04.09 in the women’s 100m breaststroke on Saturday, defeating Ruta Meilutyte of Denmark.

Atkinson, the Jamaican record holder, is expected to compete in the women’s 50m and 200m Breaststroke on October 1st.