Dina Asher-Smith adds gloss to strong England Commonwealth Games squad
- Katarina Johnson-Thompson set to defend heptathlon title
- Young 800m sensation Max Burgin also set for Birmingham
Dina Asher-Smith and Katarina Johnson-Thompson have been named in a stronger-than-expected England athletics squad for the Commonwealth Games, which includes all the big stars as well as young sensations such as the 800m runner Max Burgin.
Asher-Smith, the world 200m champion, has particularly delighted organisers by confirming that she will race in the women’s 100m and 4x100m, which sets up a potential showdown with the Olympic champion, Elaine Thompson-Herah, and the world champion, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.
Source: Athletics- The Guardian