Katarina Johnson-Thompson / Dina Asher-Smith (Ultimate Sports Heroes) - Going for Gold

Melanie Hamm

Charlotte Browne

Ages 8 to 12
22 July 2021
352 pages


Dina Asher-Smith is the fastest British woman in recorded history, an Olympic medallist and the 2019 World Champion at 200 metres. The British sprint superstar was born in London and by the age of seven she was already faster than any of her friends, and even her teachers. Follow her inspirational story from her lunchtime running club at primary school to the bright lights of the international stage.

Katarina Johnson-Thompson is a British heptathlete and won gold in the 2019 World Championships with a British record of 6,981 points. After making her Olympic debut in 2012, Katarina has suffered many disappointments, heartbreaks and frustrations, but she has never let it stop her. Now a World Champion, she is ready to take on the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.