With the three gold medals won at Barranquilla 2018, Jamaican Alia Atkinson was consecrated as the woman with more gold medals in the history of swimming at Central American and Caribbean games.
Atkinson ended her campaign at the games with three gold medal and a bronze after finishing third in the women’s 200m breaststroke final Monday night.
Alia won her 11th gold medal last Sunday, after winning the 50 meters breaststroke race.
In addition, she achieved victories in the 100 meters breaststroke and 50 meters butterfly.
The golden path of Atkinson began precisely in Colombia, in the Fair of Cartagena 2006, where he won gold in the 50meters,100 meters breaststroke, 50 meters butterfly, and 200 meters combined. In addition, she earned the silver in 200 meters breaststroke.
In Mayagüez 2010, she won her first four gold medal of the competition in 100 meters breaststroke, 200 meters combined, 200 meters breaststroke and 50 meters chest.
Alia is one of the greatest athletes who has visited Barranquilla 2018 and her desire for competition will surely lead her to make some new visits to the podiums.