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Daryll Neita: Top facts you did not know about the British sprinter



Daryll Neita’s medal tally at global events

Individually, Neita has experience of an Olympic final in the 100m, finishing eighth in Tokyo with a time of 11.12.

She also knows what it’s like to stand on an Olympic podium. Along with Asher-Smith and Lanisquot, as well as Asha Philip, the quartet set a British record of 41.55 in their 4x100m heat at Tokyo 2020 before claiming bronze behind Jamaica and the United States.

That followed Neita’s first bronze at Rio 2016, where she teamed up with Asher-Smith, Philip and Desirèe Henry. A 41.77 was a national record at the time, while on that occasion it was the US who beat Jamaica to gold.

At the World Championships, Neita has won silver twice in the 4x100m – London 2017 and Doha 2019 – and most recently won relay bronze in Budapest last year, alongside Philip, Lanisquot and Bianca Williams.

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