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Dina Asher-Smith nominated for Athlete of the Year Awards

PICTURED: Dina Asher-Smith

DINA ASHER-Smith is among the 10 nominees for the annual Athlete of the Year awards announced last week as part of the social media vote.

The British sprinter, won a treble at the European Championships, equalling the world lead in the 100m (10.85s) and setting a world lead in the 200m (21.89s).

The winner of the male and female Rising Star and Athlete of the Year awards will be presented with their accolades at the annual Golden Tracks award ceremony in Lausanne, Switzerland, on October 26. The social media vote accounts for 25 per cent of the overall vote – with the media, Member Federation and European Athletics Expert Panel also having a say.

Voting remains open on Twitter and Facebook until October 5, with finalists announced shortly afterwards.

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