Alia Atkinson

Country: JAM
Sport: Swimming
Date of Birth: 12/11/1988
First Olympics: 2004, Athens

Alia Atkinson could become Jamaica’s first Olympic medalist in swimming if she improves on her fourth place finish in the 100m breaststroke at the 2012 London Olympics. She qualified for the final heat of the race after winning a swim-off against Canada’s Tera van Beilin. At the 2015 World Championships, she became the first Jamaican swimmer to capture a medal, a bronze in her signature event.

Copyright Rio2016
Contact Us