Brit ace is back on track at the World Athletics Championships after recovering from breaking her foot earlier this year
DINA ASHER-SMITH holds the British records for both the 100 metres and 200 metres.
She’s back on the track in London at the World Athletics Championships after recovering from a broken foot.
Who is Dina Asher-Smith?
Born on December 4, 1995, Asher-Smith has excelled at youth level as a sprinter, winning gold medals in the World and European Junior Championships.
She has just graduated from her history degree at Kings College.
How did Dina Asher-Smith break her foot?
In February 2017, Asher-Smith broke her foot in her final training session before the Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix, and was forced out of the event.
She tweeted: “What are the odds!!”
What has Dina Asher-Smith won?
Asher-Smith charged to victory in the 200m at the European Championships in Amsterdam last year.
She had won the 100m at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Oregon, and gold in the 100m at the European Junior Championships in 2013, as well as the 200m at the Commonwealth Youth Games in 2011.
She was part of Britain’s 4 x 100m relay team who sealed bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
What are Dina Asher-Smith’s record times?
Asher-Smith broke the British 100m record for the first time in May 2015, running 11.02sec in Hengelo.
She then became the first ever British woman to run the 100m under 11 seconds in July 2015, when she ran 10.99 at the London Anniversary Games.
Deapite finishing fifth in the 200m at the 2015 World Championships, she broke Kathy Cook’s 31-year British record, running 22.07sec.
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