• World Championships 2019: Dina Asher-Smith to go for 100m & 200m double
September 04, 2019
Dina Asher-Smith will go for the 100m and 200m sprint double after Great Britain confirmed its squad for the 2019 World Championships in Doha.
Laura Muir will focus on the 1500m rather than add the 5,000m to her schedule at the event, which takes place from 27 September to 6 October.
Adam Gemili and Zharnel Hughes will both contest the men's 100m and 200m sprint double.
Heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson is also in the 72-strong GB squad.
Kyle Langford, who was recently fined after an incident where he appeared to grab a race official by the throat, has also been picked in the 800m.
"Given the standard of performances from British athletes this season, and the strength in depth we possess in several events, finalising the team was far from easy and there were some tough decisions to make," said British Athletics performance director Neil Black.
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