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European Championships 2018: Dina Asher-Smith achieves sprint double with 200m win

  • Dina Asher-Smith storms to 200m gold to become first British woman to complete European sprint double
    The 22-year-old did so once again in the 200m as she left world champion Dafne Schippers trailing to take gold in 21.89 seconds. Dina Asher-Smith storms to 200m gold to become first British woman to complete European sprint double
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Great Britain's Dina Asher-Smith completed a European Championships sprint double with a stunning victory in the 200m final in Berlin.

The 22-year-old, who broke her own British record to win the 100m, did so once again in the 200m as she left world champion Dafne Schippers trailing to take gold in 21.89 seconds.

Fellow Briton Shara Proctor, 29, took bronze in the women's long jump.

And GB's men won 4x400m relay silver, before the women's quartet took bronze.

Laviai Nielsen, 22, finished fourth in the women's 400m final.

The London 2012 volunteer, who helped Great Britain win world 4x400m silver last year but was not part of the relay team on Saturday night, clocked 51.21 secs, with Poland's Justyna Ersetic-Swiety winning gold in 50.41 secs.

Britons Marc Scott (fifth), Chris Thompson (ninth) and Ben Connor (11th) failed to challenge for medals in the 5,000m final, which was won by 17-year-old Jakob Ingebrigtsen, with his brother Henrik - 10 years Jakob's senior - taking silver.

The Norwegian had become the youngest ever European champion when he won the 1500m on Friday.

London athlete Jade Lally was 11th in the women's discus final.