Dina Asher-Smith, aged 24 was born in greater London and has competed for Team GB and Team England at both the Olympics and Commonwealth Games.
Dina is the fastest British women in recorded history and has been listed in the powerlist as one of the UK's most influential people from African/African Caribbean descent.
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4 December 1995
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Blackheath and Bromley
Gold Coast 2018
Isle of Man 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Gold and bronze
2017 World Championships - 4x100m relay silver
Rio 2016 Olympic Games - 4x100m relay bronze
2016 European Championships - 200m gold and 4x100m relay silver
2014 World Junior Championships - 100m gold
Isle of Man 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games - 200m and 4x100m relay gold
Coached by John Blackie at Blackheath and Bromley Athletics Club, Asher-Smith kickstarted her journey in 2011 that has quickly, and surely triumphed, since her debut at the Commonwealth Youth Games, returning with two gold medals in the 200m and 4x100m relay and now, nearly 10 years later, the sporting star has 21 medals to her name.
She is the 2019 World Champion at 200 metres, the 2016 and 2018 European champion at 200 metres and the 2018 European champion at 100 metres. She also won 2016 Olympic bronze and gold medals at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and 2018 European Championships in the 4 × 100 metres relay. She holds the British records in the 100 and 200 metres, with 10.83 secs (2019) and 21.88 secs (2019).
Dina Asher-Smith made her Commonwealth Games debut on the Gold Coast where she won a bronze in the 200m and gold in the 4x100m relay events.