Alia Atkinson Swims Commonwealth Games Record in 50m Breaststroke

Jamaican Swimmer Alia Atkinson swam a Commonwealth Games record of 30.49s to win Heat Three of the women’s 50-metre breaststroke as swimming got underway at the Tollcross Swimming Centre today.

Atkinson, 25, has booked her place in the semi-finals set for Thursday evening at 8:00 pm (2:00 pm Jamaica time).

The gold medal race is scheduled for Friday at 7:05 pm (1:05 pm Jamaica time).


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