World Championships 200m gold medallist Dina Asher-Smith of Great Britain headlines the women’s 60m dash at the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe – the first World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting of 2021, on 29 January – to make her first appearance in the 60m race in almost three years.
How To Karlsruhe Indoor Meeting Watch Live Stream:
The INDOOR MEETING Karlsruhe can be viewed via SWR live stream.
Coverage of the meeting will be available in the territories listed below. Be sure to check local listings – some broadcasts may be live while others will consist of highlights.
Australia (FloSports – FloTrack)
Canada (FloSports – FloTrack)
Finland (MTV – CMore Sport 1)
Poland (TVP – TVP Sport 1)
Spain (TVE- Teledeporte)
UK (BBC – BBC iPlayer, BBC website and app)
USA (FloSports – FloTrack)
Asher-Smith has raced in Karlsruhe on three previous occasions, winning in 2015, placing third in 2016 and finishing second in 2017. She set her lifetime best of 7.08 when finishing second at the 2015 European Indoor Championships in Prague, and she matched that time in Glasgow in 2018 in what was her most recent indoor appearance.
Karlsruhe Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe (GER) – Jan. 29
Later that year the 25-year-old went on to win gold medals in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m at the European Championships in Berlin. Along with her 200m gold medal in Doha, she also earned silver medals in the 100m and 4x100m.
Asher-Smith’s opponents in Karlsruhe will include European indoor champion Ewa Swoboda of Poland, Ajla del Ponte of Switzerland and Tatjana Pinto of Germany.
Ready To Challenge Asher-Smith?
Swoboda won in Karlsruhe in 2019 en route to taking the overall 60m title in that year’s World Athletics Indoor Tour. She set her lifetime best of 7.07 as a teenager in 2016, breaking the world U20 record in the process. Her 7.08 clocking in Karlsruhe in 2019 was just 0.04 shy of the meeting record.
Del Ponte opened her 2020 campaign with a second-place finish in Karlsruhe and went on to enjoy a breakthrough season outdoors, winning at the Diamond League meetings in Monaco and Stockholm.
Pinto won in Karlsruhe in 2018 with 7.10. Two weeks later, she clocked a lifetime best of 7.06, which makes her the fastest woman in the field for this year’s race.