Dina Asher-Smith is a British Sprinter. Dina Asher-Smith is the faster British Woman in recorded history. Likewise, She has been listed in the Powerlist as one of the UK’s most influential people of African/African Caribbean descent, most recently in the 2021 edition.
Table of Biography
Dina Asher-Smith was born in the year 1995 and celebrates her birthday on the 4th of December every year. Likewise, the British runner is 25 years old at the moment. Similarly, Dina was born in Orpington, Greater London, United Kingdom. Dina Asher-Smith belongs to British nationality and was born under the star sign Sagittarius.
Moving towards, Dina’s family, she was born to Julie and Winston. Talking about her siblings, Dina is most likely the single child of her parents. There is no information regarding Dina’s siblings on the internet. As a child, Dina was extremely energetic and was always keen on playing sports. Similarly, Dina grew up with her parents in England.
Talking about Dina’s education, she attended Perry Hall Primary School. From the year 2008 to 2014, Dina attended Newstead Wood School in Orpington. Likewise, In the August of 2014, Asher-Smith’s A-Level exam results of AAA allowed her entry into King’s College London to study history. Moreover, Dina enrolled in the college. Moreover, Dina graduated with a 2:1 BA in 2017.
Dina is the fastest British woman in history. The British runner currently holds British records in the 100m (10.83 secs), 200m (21.88 secs), and 4x100m (41.77 secs). British Junior records in the 100m (11.14 secs) and 200m (22.61 secs) and the European Junior Indoor Record in the 200m (23.15 secs). Likewise, British is also the world’s fastest teenager ever over 60m and 200m.
At the age of 13, she ran a world best time for 300m (39.16). In the year 2011, Dina gained her first international title in the 200m at the Commonwealth Youth Games in the Isle of Man and then went on to win the 2013 European Junior 200m and 4x100m in Rieti. In the year 2014, she became the IAAF World Junior 100m Champion in Eugene.
Furthermore, In the year 2013, aged 17, Dina was the youngest athlete on the British team for the IAAF World T&F Championships in Moscow. In the event she won bronze as part of the 4x100m team, becoming the youngest ever female World Championship relay medallist. Similarly, In the year 2015, she won her first British senior title running 7.15 to win the 60m gold in Sheffield. Dina further improved this time to 7.08 to win silver at the European Indoor Championships in Prague and become the fastest teenager of all time over the distance. In the year 2015, Dina rewrote British sprinting history first breaking the British 100m record in London and then the British 200m and 4x100m records at the World Championships in Beijing.
In the year 2016, Dina continued to break new ground winning two major medals. She first won the European Championships 200m gold in Amsterdam and then bronze in the 4x100m at the Olympic Games in Rio. The British runner placed 5th in the 200m in Rio equalling her 2015 World Championships finish in the same event.
Furthermore, In the year 2018, Dina won triple gold (100m, 200m, and 4x100m) at the European T&F Championships in Berlin. Likewise, Dina ended the season as the fastest woman in the world in the 200m.
In the ongoing Olympics, Dina Asher-Smith’s battle for 200m glory at Tokyo 2020. She is going to compete with Bahamian Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. The event is set to be one of the highlights of the Games.
When it comes to awards, Dina has won multiple awards and Titles. Similarly, when it comes to net worth, Dina has earned a notable sum of wealth throughout her sports career. As of now, Dina Asher-Smith enjoys a net worth of $8 million.
Dina Asher-Smith is not dating anyone at the moment. The British runner is single and is currently focused on her career. Previously, she had dated British sprinter, Zharnel Hughes.
Body measurements and Social media
Dina Asher-Smith stands tall at 5 feet 5 inches and weighs 58 kg. Likewise, Dina has black hair with a pair of brown eyes.
Dina Asher-Smith is active on Instagram and Twitter. As of now, Dina has over 328k and 87k followers on her Instagram and Twitter respectively.