ALIA ATKINSTON RETIRES

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World record holder and 4-time world champion Alia Atkinson has announced her retirement from professional swimming.

Atkinson shared her decision on Instagram following her last race at the 2021 World Short Course Swimming Championships.

Atkinson has been racing internationally for Jamaica for nearly two decades and has competed at 5-straight Olympic Games from 2004 to 2021.

Following the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Atkinson hinted during an interview that her career would likely come to an end in 2021.