Alia Atkinson becomes first black woman to win world title in swimming
Alia Atkinson made history last weekend by becoming the first black woman to win a world swimming title.
Atkinson took home the trophy for the women’s 100 breasstroke at the world short-course championships in Doha, Qatar on Saturday.
Atkinson, who swims for Jamaice, tied the world record with a time of 1 minute, 2.36 seconds.
Watch Atkinson clinch the title:
Congratulations Ms. Atkinson on your historic win!
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