No Olympic medal, but well done Alia!

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alia-atkinson-photo-2.jpgJamaican swimmer Alia Atkinson, swimming out of Lane 7 in the 100m breaststroke finished last in a race won by American Lilly King. King won in an Olympic record 1:04.93.

Second was Russian Yuliya Efimova, and American Kate Meili finished third.

19-year-old Lithuanian world record holder in the event, Ruta Meilutyte who swam out of Lane 8, beside Atkinson, finished seventh just ahead of the Jamaican.