Alia Atkinson Quotes

 

Any person I idolise, or I really admire their work, I want to beat them… For me, going through my years, I made sure to idolise myself… So when you’re in a race, you have to make sure that you think you are the favourite to win. You have to have that confidence.

— Alia Atkinson

I’ve actually medalled in every single swimming meet except for the Olympics, so that’s the goal. I want to get on that podium – I really do. But for me, that’s not something I can control… so I will be happy with going out there and swimming a race that I’m proud of.

— Alia Atkinson

I am very hopeful that my personal success in Qatar will ignite others, especially those in the so-called non-traditional sports, to try even harder because now they can see for themselves that significant achievements can be attained. But let me stress that it takes a lot of work – in fact, very hard work – mixed with very heavy doses of patience.

— Alia Atkinson

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