Participants

Alia ATKINSON

Alia ATKINSON
    Swimming
Birth Date:  11 Dec 1988
Place of Birth:  ST ANDREW
Country of birth:  JAM
Age:  29
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  172
Weight (Kg):  0

Events and Medals


Alia ATKINSON - Records

Record Event Mark Date Location
GR Swimming 30.17 24 July, 2014 Glasgow (GBR)

Alia ATKINSON - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 11:38
Women's 50m Breaststroke Heat 1
Finished
Thu, 5 Apr 21:06
Women's 50m Breaststroke Semifinal 2
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 19:41
Gold Medal Event Women's 50m Breaststroke Final
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 11:33
Women's 50m Butterfly Heat 4
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 20:39
Women's 50m Butterfly Semifinal 1
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 11:55
Women's 100m Breaststroke Heat 4
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 21:08
Women's 100m Breaststroke Semifinal 2
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 21:36
Gold Medal Event Women's 50m Butterfly Final
Finished

Legend

GR: Commonwealth Games Record

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
Year Location Event Rank Result
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 50m Breaststroke 2 30.67
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 100m Breaststroke 3 1:08.14
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 200m Breaststroke 7 2:25.48
2010 Delhi, IND Women's 50m Breaststroke 8 32.48
2010 Delhi, IND Women's 100m Breaststroke 11 1:11.28
2010 Delhi, IND Women's 200m Breaststroke 10 2:34.32
2010 Delhi, IND Women's 200m Individual Medley 12 2:24.39
2006 Melbourne, AUS Women's 50m Freestyle 22 28.04
2006 Melbourne, AUS Women's 100m Freestyle 24 1:00.13
2006 Melbourne, AUS Women's 50m Breaststroke 9 32.59
2006 Melbourne, AUS Women's 100m Breaststroke 13 1:13.56
2006 Melbourne, AUS Women's 200m Breaststroke 11 2:45.81
2006 Melbourne, AUS Women's 200m Individual Medley 12 2:26.34

Olympic Games
Year Location Event Rank Result
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 100m Breaststroke 8 1:08.10
2012 London, GBR Women's 50m Freestyle 37 25.98
2012 London, GBR Women's 100m Breaststroke 4 1:06.93
2012 London, GBR Women's 100m Breaststroke 8 1:07.48
2012 London, GBR Women's 200m Breaststroke 27 2:28.77
2008 Beijing, CHN Women's 200m Breaststroke 25 2:29.53
2004 Athens, GRE Women's 50m Freestyle 44 27.21
2004 Athens, GRE Women's 100m Breaststroke 32 1:12.53

World Championships
Year Location Event Rank Result
2015 Kazan, RUS Women's 50m Breaststroke 2 30.11
2015 Kazan, RUS Women's 100m Breaststroke 3 1:06.42
2015 Kazan, RUS Women's 50m Butterfly 31 27.01
2013 Barcelona, ESP Women's 50m Breaststroke 12 31.27
2013 Barcelona, ESP Women's 100m Breaststroke 9 1:07.63
2013 Barcelona, ESP Women's 200m Breaststroke 22 2:31.49
2005 Montreal, CAN Women's 100m Freestyle 46 59.61
2005 Montreal, CAN Women's 200m Freestyle 45 2:08.62
2005 Montreal, CAN Women's 50m Breaststroke 24 33.26
2005 Montreal, CAN Women's 100m Breaststroke 36 1:13.21
2005 Montreal, CAN Women's 200m Breaststroke 36 2:44.17
2005 Montreal, CAN Women's 50m Butterfly 46 29.80
2005 Montreal, CAN Women's 200m Individual Medley 27 2:26.08
2005 Montreal, CAN Women's 400m Individual Medley 31 5:09.72

Nickname: AliAtki (Facebook, 12 Mar 2018)
Education: Psychology at Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, United States
Languages spoken: English
Coach

CLUB: Christopher ANDERSON Jr (aliaatkinson.com, 20 Mar 2018)


Reason: Her parents considered swimming an important life skill and ensured their children were proficient. (aliaatkinson.com, 20 Mar 2018)
Additional information

FIRST
Became the first swimmer from Jamaica, as well as the first black woman, to win a world title, in the 100m breaststroke at the 2014 FINA World Short Course Championships. (rjrnewsonline.com, 26 Jan 2011)
 
LEADER
Jamaica's flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony of the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (jamaicans.com, 8 Aug 2016)


FAME
Inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Florida, United States. (jamaicans.com, 08 Aug 2016)


RECOGNITION
Jamaica's Sports Woman of the Year 2014. (aliaatkinson.com, 20 Mar 2018)


HONOUR
Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. (GC2018, 3 Apr 2018)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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