29 Jul '15, 2pm

Dina Asher-Smith: Britain's best sprinter since Kathy Cook? by Steven Mills, #britishathletics, #dinaashersmith,...

Dina Asher-Smith: Britain's best sprinter since Kathy Cook? by Steven Mills, #britishathletics, #dinaashersmith,...

Asher-Smith, 19, has been marked as a top prospect since 2012 but predictions and expectations have always been rather tempered even after she became the youngest ever Brit to win a medal at the Worlds in the 4x100m aged 17 in Moscow. Perhaps this is simply because women's sport sadly receives less coverage in the mainstream media? Or maybe the career paths of previous teen prodigies such as Diane Smith and Vernicha James have served as a cautionary tale to those tempted to make grandiose predictions? Her name has largely been forgotten in the ensuing years but James looked on track for a glittering career after she won the world junior 200m title in 2002 ahead of Sanya Richards-Ross and Allyson Felix. Sadly, James raced for the last time aged 19 just two years later.

Full article: http://www.runblogrun.com/2015/07/dina-asher-smith-britai...

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