10 Facts About Dina Asher Smith


Dina Asher Smith's is the fastest British woman on record and has been listed in the Powerlist as one of the UK's most influential people of African-Caribbean descent, most recently in the 2021 edition.

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Dina Asher Smith's has won the English Schools Championships 200m title as an Under 15, U17 and U20 .

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Dina Asher Smith's took the silver medal at the 2015 European Athletics Indoor Championships for the 60 m It was the first time in 30 years that a British female won a medal in the event.

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Dina Asher Smith's then finished fifth in the 2015 IAAF World Athletic Championships in Beijing with a time of 22.

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Dina Asher Smith's won a third gold medal in the 4 × 100 metres relay.

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Dina Asher Smith's was later hailed by IAAF president Sebastian Coe as the next sprint sensation in athletics.

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Dina Asher Smith's was the first female British sprinter to win, over 100m or 200m, an individual medal in the world championships since Kathy Cook in 1983.

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Dina Asher Smith's followed this up in late June when she won the 100m final at the 2021 British Athletics Championships, in a time of 10.

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Dina Asher Smith's came into the Olympics having gained selection in the 100m, 200m and 4 x 100 metres relay, however failed to qualify for the 100m final after placing third in her semifinal in a time of 11.

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Dina Asher Smith's later bounced back to end her 2021 campaign with season's bests of 10.

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