A 19 year-old teenage sprinter, Dina Asher-Smith yesterday became the fastest British woman in history after setting a British 100m record of 11.02 seconds at the World Challenge Meeting in the Netherlands.
The Londoner disclosed that she was initially disappointed in herself because she thought her efforts were poor.
“I wasn’t completely happy with it because my start was only alright and at the end I felt like I tightened up and lost my form. So at first I was a bit annoyed. I looked at Dafne’s time and I thought it was amazing but I didn’t think I was anywhere near her so I’d wasted the opportunity.
“But then my time flashed up and I was absolutely over the moon. I really wasn’t expecting to run that time with the kind of race that I ran. So I was really, really happy. I’ve got a few things to work on so I think that points to me being able to replicate and do a bit better later in the season.”She said.