Alia Atkinson of Jamaica competes in the 50m Women’s Breaststroke finals on day two of the FINA Swimming World Cup 2015 on August 16, 2015 in Chartres, France.
(Aug. 15, 2015 – Source: Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images Europe)
Jamaica’s Alia Atkinson out touches USA’s Katie Meili to claim women’s 50-meter breast title at the FINA World Cup in Paris, France.
Atkinson clocked a time of 30.85 for the win, well off her third-ranked season best of 30.11 from Worlds.
That’s Atkinson’s 11th gold medal ever in the women’s 50-meter breast on the FINA World Cup circuit. She last lost this event in 2014 when Ruta Meilutyte won in Tokyo.
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