Asher-Smith delighted with season’s best in Diamond League as Mboma wins


Sean Ingle

  • Asher-Smith third in 200m with a time of 22.04 in Brussels
  • ‘It felt so good to be here and to be able to run this fast’

Dina Asher-Smith was delighted after running a season’s best time at the Brussels Diamond League – but still had no answer to the 18-year-old sensation Christine Mboma, who finished powerfully to claim a stunning 200m victory.

Asher-Smith, whose Olympic gold medal dreams were cruelly ripped from her when she injured her hamstring in June, led from the blocks and was second behind the Jamaican Shericka Jackson with 75m to go.

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