Dina Asher-Smith is a household name, and that’s for damn good reasons. She’s a British sprinter, and not only the fastest British woman of all time, but she was also the first British woman to win a major global sprint title. In the athletics world, Asher-Smith is basically as big as it gets, and in the lead-up to the 2020 Summer Olympics, we’ll be hearing more and more about this south Londoner.
We decided to dive deep and learn everything we could about her (we want to be well-informed when we cheer her on in Tokyo, right?). From her many athletic accolades to her ongoing work in thrusting sportswomen into the mainstream consciousness, keep reading for six things you need to know about Asher-Smith.