Two medals for Alia in Hong Kong
Jamaica's swimming sensation Alia Atkinson secured two medals, including a gold, on the opening day of the Hong Kong leg of the FINA/MastBank Swimming World Cup.
Atkinson's gold medal came in the women’s 100-metre breaststroke.
The 25-year-old Atkinson demolished the field in 1:03.23 seconds.
Rie Kaneto of Japan finished second for the silver medal in 1:06.42.
Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa took the bronze medal in 1:08.07.
Atkinson's other medal was a bronze.
She clocked 24.65 seconds to finish third in the women’s 50-metre freestyle.
Inge Dekker of the Netherlands claimed the gold medal in 24.02 seconds, while Katinka Hosszu of Hungary won silver in 24.58.
Atkinson missed a third medal as she finished fourth in the women’s 50-metre backstroke in 27.37.
Katinka Hosszu Hosszu won the gold medal in 26.24.
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