Dina Asher-Smith wins 200m gold in British record for European double

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the Guardian—• Briton beats world champion Schippers with 21.89sec• Asher-Smith had already won gold in 100m Two down, one to go. On an evening where the westerlies carried the first hints of autumn Dina Asher-Smith lit up the Olympiastadion with a scalding display of power and poise to add the European Championships 200m title to the 100m gold from earlier in the week. The 22-year-old’s time of 21.89 not only smashed her own British record by 0.16 sec but it left the reigning world 200m champion,...

Dina Asher-Smith storms to 200m gold to become first British woman to complete European sprint double. Dina Asher-Smith admitted she had “obliterated her expectations” after making history in Berlin by becoming the first British woman to complete a European sprint double in scintillating fashion.