World Championships 2019: Dina Asher-Smith to go for 100m & 200m double

Asher-Smith defended her British Championships girls folks’s 100m title in a yarn time in August

Dina Asher-Smith will slide for the 100m and 200m jog double after Monumental Britain confirmed its squad for the 2019 World Championships in Doha.

Laura Muir will specialise within the 1500m in space of add the 5,000m to her agenda on the match, which takes space from 27 September to 6 October.

Adam Gemili and Zharnel Hughes will both contest the males’s 100m and 200m jog double.

Heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson is additionally within the seventy two-solid GB squad.

“Given the standard of performances from British athletes this season, and the strength broad we have in quite lots of events, finalising the team used to be removed from straightforward and there were some no longer easy decisions to receive,” stated British Athletics efficiency director Neil Black.

“Within the seventy two athletes, I in truth take into consideration now we have chosen the strongest team doable to compete for medals on the worldwide stage.

“The team is stuffed with world-class athletes who over the last two years since we were hosts in London have proven that they belong on the worldwide stage.

“Now we have chosen more girls folks than males once more for a predominant championships.”

Black additionally stated a “particular mention” desired to slide to Martyn Rooney, who has been picked within the 4x400m relay squad and would perhaps perhaps perhaps also honest be taking phase in his eighth World Championships.

Diagnosis

BBC Radio 5 Reside’s athletics commentator Mike Costello

Dina Asher-Smith and Katarina Johnson-Thompson are the main medal hopes within the British team named today.

Asher-Smith underlined her medal potentialities final week when she accomplished 2d within the 200m on the Diamond League final in Zurich.

Johnson-Thompson is determined for a gold medal showdown with the reigning champion Nafissatou Thiam in a repeat of their duel for the European gold in Berlin final 300 and sixty five days.

Laura Muir is the sphere’s third quickest over 1500m this season nonetheless has to beat a contemporary injury and the males’s 4x100m relay team shield the title they obtained in such dramatic type two years ago in London.

Monumental Britain squad:

MEN

100m

Ojie Edoburun

Adam Gemili

Zharnel Hughes

200m

Miguel Francis

Adam Gemili

Zharnel Hughes

400m

Matthew Hudson-Smith

Rabah Yousif

800m

Elliot Giles

Kyle Langford

Jamie Webb

1500m

Neil Gourley

Josh Kerr

Jake Wightman

5000m

Andrew Butchart

Ben Connor

Marc Scott

3000m Steeplechase

Zak Seddon

110m Hurdles

Andrew Pozzi

400m Hurdles

Chris McAlister

Pole Vault

Harry Coppell

Triple Soar

Ben Williams

Hammer

Gash Miller

Decathlon

Tim Duckworth

Marathon

Callum Hawkins

20km Flee Dawdle

Tom Bosworth

Callum Wilkinson

50km Flee Dawdle

Cameron Corbishley

Dominic King

4x100m Relay

Ojie Edoburun

Miguel Francis

Adam Gemili

Zharnel Hughes

Richard Kilty

Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake

CJ Ujah

4x400m Relay

Cameron Chalmers

Dwayne Cowan

Toby Harries

Matthew Hudson-Smith

Martyn Rooney

Lee Thompson

Rabah Yousif

WOMEN:

100m

Dina Asher-Smith

Daryll Neita

Asha Philip

200m

Dina Asher-Smith

Beth Dobbin

Jodie Williams

400m

Emily Diamond

Laviai Nielsen

800m

Alexandra Bell

Shelayna Oskan-Clarke

Lynsey Fascinating

1500m

Sarah McDonald

Laura Muir

Jemma Reekie

5,000m

Jessica Judd

Eilish McColgan

Laura Weightman

10,000m

Eilish McColgan

Steph Twell

three,000m Steeplechase

Elizabeth Hen

Rosie Clarke

Aimee Pratt

100m Hurdles

Cindy Ofili

400m Hurdles

Meghan Beesley

Jessica Turner

Excessive Soar

Morgan Lake

Pole Vault

Holly Bradshaw

Prolonged Soar

Abigail Irozuru

Shara Proctor

Shot Effect apart

Sophie McKinna

Heptathlon

Katarina Johnson-Thompson

Marathon

Tish Jones

Charlotte Purdue

4x100m Relay

Dina Asher-Smith

Kristal Awuah

Imani-Lara Lansiquot

Daryll Neita

Ashleigh Nelson

Asha Philip

4x400m Relay

Finette Agyapong

Amy Allcock

Zoey Clark

Emily Diamond

Beth Dobbin

Laviai Nielsen

Jessica Turner

Jodie Williams

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