Alia Atkinson finished second, winning a silver medal, in the 50-metre Breaststoke to give Jamaica its first medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
The 25-year-old Atkinson first broke the record to win Heat 3 in 30.49 seconds and then lowered the record to 30.17 in Semi-Final 2 yesterday at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre.
she had the UNIVERSE poured into her
If you watch one thing today, it should be this video.
“[She’s] a broad, in the best sense of the word. She’s funny, fabulous, fearless, fragile…”
Photograph by Brigitte Lacombe.