When is Dina Asher-Smith competing at the Tokyo Olympics? Start times, TV channel, schedule

When is Dina Asher-Smith competing at the Tokyo Olympics? Start times, TV channel, schedule

July 29, 2021

THE TOKYO OLYMPICS are continuing at pace and we haven't even got to the track yet.

That is where we'll see British athletics sensation Dina Asher-Smith in action, but what start times will we be looking out for?

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When is Dina Asher-Smith competing?

Asher-Smith, 25, is set to compete in the 100m AND 200m events at the Tokyo Olympics this year as well as the 4x100m relay.

The first time we'll see Asher-Smith in action is at the 100m heats on from 3.40am BST during the early hours of Friday, July 30.

The semi-finals then take place from 11.15am BST on Saturday, July 31.

Should she come through that then it's the long-awaited women's 100m final at 1.50pm BST – 9.50 local time in Tokyo – later on Saturday, July 31.

Asher-Smith is then also expected to compete at the 200m in Tokyo, with the final set for 1.50pm BST on Tuesday, August 3. Check out the full schedule below…

Women's 100m schedule for Tokyo Olympics

(times in British Standard Time)

Friday July 30

  • 03:40 – Women’s 100m Round 1 – Heat 1
  • 03:48 – Women’s 100m Round 1 – Heat 2
  • 03:56 – Women’s 100m Round 1 – Heat 3
  • 04:04 – Women’s 100m Round 1 – Heat 4
  • 04:12 – Women’s 100m Round 1 – Heat 5
  • 04:20 – Women’s 100m Round 1 – Heat 6
  • 04:28 – Women’s 100m Round 1 – Heat 7

Saturday July 31

  • 11:15 – Women’s 100m Semi-Final 1
  • 11:23 – Women’s 100m Semi-Final 2
  • 11:31 – Women’s 100m Semi-Final 3
  • 13:50 – WOMEN'S 100m FINAL

Women's 200m schedule for Tokyo Olympics

Monday August 2

  • 02:30 – Women’s 100m Round 1 – Heat 1
  • 02:38 – Women’s 100m Round 1 – Heat 2
  • 02:46 – Women’s 100m Round 1 – Heat 3
  • 02:54 – Women’s 100m Round 1 – Heat 4
  • 03:02 – Women’s 100m Round 1 – Heat 5
  • 03:10 – Women’s 100m Round 1 – Heat 6
  • 03:18 – Women’s 100m Round 1 – Heat 7

Monday August 2

  • 11:25 – Women’s 100m Semi-Final 1
  • 11:32 – Women’s 100m Semi-Final 2
  • 11:39 – Women’s 100m Semi-Final 3

Tuesday August 3

13:50 – WOMEN'S 200m FINAL

Women's 4x100m relay schedule for Tokyo Olympics

Thursday 5 August

  • 02:00 – Women’s 4 x 100m Relay Round 1 – Heat 1
  • 02:09 – Women’s 4 x 100m Relay Round 1 – Heat 2

Friday 6 August

  • 14:30 – WOMEN'S 4 x 100m RELAY FINAL

How can I watch the Tokyo Olympics?

  • Both BBC and Eurosport have the rights to air the Olympics in the UK this summer.
  • You can watch Dina Asher-Smith's attempt at Olympic glory live on BBC One and the BBC iPlayer, so long as you have a TV licence.
  • The event is available for live streaming from the BBC iPlayer app, which you can download onto you mobile device, tablet and Smart TV.
  • SunSport will have regular updates of the action throughout the night.

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