Tokyo Olympics: Asher-Smith returns as GB set new file to succeed in the 4x100m relay last

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Dates: 23 July-8 August Time in Tokyo: BST +8
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Dina Asher-Smith returned as Nice Britain set a brand new nationwide file to win their warmth and attain the ladies’s 4x100m relay last on Friday.

The 200m world champion ran the third leg because the British quartet completed forward of the USA and Jamaica in 41.55 seconds.

Asher-Smith, who tore her hamstring in July, pulled out of the Olympic 200m after failing to make the 100m last.

Asha Philip, Imani-Lara Lansiquot and Daryll Neita accomplished the GB group.

“There was by no means any doubt in my thoughts that I would be lining up right here immediately as a result of the relay’s actually essential, we obtained a bronze medal in Rio,” Asher-Smith instructed BBC Sport.

“These women are in nice form, they’re extremely gifted, so I knew I needed to relaxation up and prepare for the group occasion. I have been coaching arduous to prepare.”

Particular person girls’s 100m gold medallist Elaine Thompson-Herah and silver medallist Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce didn’t run for Jamaica however each are prone to return for Friday’s last.

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