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Asher-Smith wins European 200m title for sprint double

Great Britain's Dina Asher-Smith won the 200m at the European athletics championships on Saturtday to complete the sprint double.

Double top: Great Britain's Dina Asher-Smith celebrates winning the women's 200m
Double top: Great Britain's Dina Asher-Smith celebrates winning the women's 200m (AFP)

Great Britain's Dina Asher-Smith won the 200m at the European athletics championships on Saturtday to complete the sprint double.

The 22-year-old defending champion triumphed in 21.89sec, the best time in the world this year.

Olympic Games silver medallist Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands was second in 22.14sec to add to her bronze in the 100m.

Another Dutchwoman Jamile Samuel was third in 22.37sec.