BERLIN – Dina Asher-Smith of the United Kingdom comfortably beat out a pair of Dutch sprinters to win Saturday’s women’s 200-meter final at the European Athletics Championships in Berlin.
The 22-year-old Asher-Smith – winner of the gold in the 100m on Tuesday at 10.85, the joint fastest time in the world in 2018 – captured the 200m title with a time of 21.89.
The Netherlands’ Dafne Schippers and Jamile Samuel won silver and bronze, respectively, with times of 22.14 and 22.37.
Asher-Smith also won the 200m gold two years ago at the 2016 European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam.
Also Saturday, Poland’s Justyna Swiety-Ersetic edged out Greece’s Maria Belimpasaki to win the women’s 400m.
Swiety-Ersetic crossed the finish line with a time of 50.41, just four-hundredths of a second faster than her Greek rival.
The Netherlands’ Lisanne de Witte took bronze with a time of 50.77.
Poland also won gold in the men’s 800m when Adam Kszczot crossed the finish line with a time of 1:44.59, while Sweden’s Andreas Kramer clocked a 1:45.03 to capture the silver.
Frenchman Pierre-Ambroise Bosse took bronze with a time of 1:45.30.