RJR News / Alia Atkinson continued her superb post Olympic form by landing her second victory at the FINA Swimming World Cup meet in France grabbing gold in the women’s 50 metre breast-stroke gold.
Having equalled the world short-course record in the 100 breast on Friday, the 27 year old posted a brilliant 29.25 seconds in the 50 breast-stroke on Saturday.
She again beat Olympic 100m silver medallist, Russia’s Yuliya Efimova who swam 29.34 seconds for the runner-up spot and American Katie Meili who claimed bronze in 29.75 seconds.
Atkinson was also a fourth place finisher in the 50 metre butterfly. She touched in 26.04 seconds, almost a second behind the winner Jeanette Ottesen of Denmark 25.09.
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