Dina Asher-Smith says Florence Griffith Joyner’s world records are at risk

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  • Briton points to improvements in spike and track technology
  • ‘We shouldn’t put limits on ourselves. Nothing is impossible’

Florence Griffith Joyner’s imposing and controversial women’s 100m world record of 10.49sec could finally fall this summer, Dina Asher-Smith has forecast.

The British sprinter insisted that the rapid improvements in spike and track technology meant “nothing is impossible” for modern athletes – including surpassing Flo-Jo’s iconic 100m and 200m records set in 1988.

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Written by Sean Ingle
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/may/20/dina-asher-smith-says-florence-griffith-joyner-world-records-are-under-threat under the title “Dina Asher-Smith says Florence Griffith Joyner’s world records are at risk”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.