BASC Athlete of the Year 2018
Dina Asher-Smith received more than seven times the number of votes of her nearest rival in the members' poll for BASC Athlete of the Year. In a show of girl-power, Laura Muir and Katarina Johnson-Thompson came second and third respectively, demonstrating the health of women's athletics here in the UK. The result was announced at the Annual Dinner in Coventry, and Dina thanked club members via video.
Dina is a triple gold medalist from the year's European Championships in Berlin - 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay. She also ran the world's fastest times in 2018 for both the 100m and 200m. Laura won 1500m gold in Berlin, and medals at the world indoor championships as well as winning the Diamond League. KJT came away with gold medals from the World Indoors and Commonwealth Games, and silver from the Europeans. Other athletes on the shortlist were Aled Davies, Sophie Hahn, Matthew Hudson-Smith and Nick Miller.
Other award winners are listed below - hover over image (mouse) or tap on image (touchscreen) for more details. For a reminder of the award criteria click here.