Tokyo Olympics: Dina Asher-Smith exit however gold for Nice Britain in blended relay occasions

Tokyo Olympics: Dina Asher-Smith exit but gold for Great Britain in mixed relay events

Dates: 23 July-8 August Time in Tokyo: BST +8
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Great Britain kicked off a golden Saturday by winning two of the new mixed relay events but there was disappointment for world champion sprinter Dina Asher-Smith.

Asher-Smith failed to reach the 100m final and later said she would drop out of the 200m because of an injury.

But GB claimed the inaugural Olympic triathlon mixed relay title.

And Britain’s swimmers followed that up by winning the 4x100m mixed medley relay in a world-record time.

Emma Wilson then added a sailing bronze medal in the women’s RS:X windsurfing and boxer Karriss Artingstall collected featherweight bronze after losing her semi-final against Japan’s Sena Irie.

It takes GB’s total medal haul in Tokyo to 28, with eight gold medals, four of those coming in swimming – the first time they have won…