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Greg Rutherford: Dina Asher-Smith should win ‘at least one medal’ at Tokyo Olympics

Greg Rutherford has warned Dina Asher-Smith of a tidal wave of Olympic sprint rivals rumbling across the Atlantic. Asher-Smith’s 100m credentials will be sternly tested in Sunday’s Diamond League meeting in Gateshead, sporting a field worthy of the Olympic final. Expected to feature is USA’s Sha’Carri Richardson, who stopped the world of sprinting with a world-leading 10.72 in April and 2019 world bronze medallist Marie-Josee Ta Lou. Throw reigning world champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce into the mix, and Rutherford reckons Asher-Smith has reason to be spooked. “What’s going on in the US with Richardson is incredible,” said the London 2012...