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Meet Alia Atkinson: 1st Black Woman to Win World Swimming Title

Alia Atkinson Becomes First Black Woman to Win a World Swimming Title

Saturday, Jamaican swimmer Alia Atkinson became the first Black woman to win a world swimming title when she totally crushed the 100m breast stroke at the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) in Doha, Qatar.

Atkinson completed the short course race in 1 minute and 2.36 seconds, tying the world record, which according to FINA standards counts as its own record.

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