|Full name||Asha Solette Philip|
|nation||United Kingdom of England|
|birthday||25th October 1990 (age 29)|
|place of birth||London , UK|
|discipline||100 meter run|
|Best performance||11.10 s|
|society||Newham and Essex Beagles|
|last change: October 11, 2019|
Asha Philip gained her first international experience at the 2006 Junior World Championships in Beijing , where she finished fourth in the 100-meter run in 11.48 seconds. In addition, she reached sixth place in the British 4 x 100 meter relay in 44.74 s. The following year, she won the 100-meter World Youth Championships in Ostrava in 11.46 s and won the bronze medal with the British team in 44.34 s at the U23 European Championships four years later.
In 2012 she made it to the semi-finals at the World Indoor Championships in Istanbul in the 60-meter run , in which she was eliminated with 7.24 seconds. The following year she was at the European Indoor Championships in Gothenburg in 7.15 s fifth over 60 meters and reached the semi-finals over 100 meters at the World Championships in Moscow , in which she was eliminated with 11.35 s. In 2014 she was fourth over 60 meters in 7.11 s at the World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland , as well as at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 11.18 s over 100 meters. In addition, she won the bronze medal behind the teams from Jamaica and Nigeria in the 4 x 100 meter relay with the English relay in 43.10 s. Previously, she finished fifth in 42.75 s with the relay at the 2014 IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas . With the 4 x 200 meter relay, the team finished second in 1: 29.61 minutes. She also qualified for the European Championships in Zurich , where she narrowly missed the finals with 11.24 seconds over 100 meters and won the British 4 x 100 meter relay in 42.24 seconds. At the Continental Cup in Marrakech , she came second with the European 4 x 100 meter relay.
At the IAAF World Relays 2015 , she finished third in 42.84 seconds. In the summer, she participated again in the World Championships in Beijing, where she reached the semi-finals over 100 meters and was eliminated there with 11.21 seconds. In the relay competition she was fourth in 42.10 s. In 2016 she was fifth again at the World Indoor Championships in Portland in 7.14 s and fourth at the European Championships in Amsterdam in 11.27 s. In addition, she won the silver medal behind the Dutch women with the British relay in 42.45 seconds. Furthermore, she qualified for the first time for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro , in which she was eliminated in the 100-meter competition with 11.33 s in the semifinals and with the relay in the line-up of Philip, Desirèe Henry , Dina Asher-Smith and Daryll Neita won the bronze medal behind the United States and Jamaica with a new British record of 41.77 s in the final .
At the 2017 European Indoor Championships in Belgrade , she won the gold medal in the 60-meter run with a new British record of 7.06 seconds. In the summer she reached the semi-finals over 100 meters at the World Championships in London , in which she was eliminated with 11.19 s. In addition, she won the silver medal behind the Americans in the relay competition in 42.12 seconds. The following year she retired at the World Indoor Championships in Birmingham with 7.13 s in the semifinals and was fourth in the 100 meters when she participated again in the Commonwealth Games in the Australian Gold Coast in early April in 11.28 s. In addition, she won the English women's relay in 42.46 s. In August, she was again European champion in 41.88 s at the European Championships in Berlin with the 4 x 100 meter relay. In 2019 she was unable to defend her title at the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow , but won the bronze medal in the 60-meter run in 7.15 seconds behind Polish Ewa Swoboda and Dafne Schippers from the Netherlands.
In 2013 and 2014, as well as in 2016 and 2017, she was British 100-meter champion. In addition, she secured the indoor championship title over 60 meters in 2013 and 2014 and from 2016 to 2018.
Philip graduated from Kingston University in London with a degree in drama . As a teenager she was also active as a trampoline jumper, but was repeatedly slowed down by injuries. The non-participation in the Olympic Games in 2008 and 2012 can also be traced back to former injuries. She is the child of two immigrants from Antigua and Jamaica.
- 100 meters: 11.10 s (+1.8 m / s), May 24, 2015 in Hengelo
- 60 meters (hall): 7.06 s, March 5, 2017 in Belgrade ( British record )
- Asha Philip in the database of World Athletics (English)
- Asha Philip in the database of Sports-Reference (English; archived from the original )
- Athlete portrait at The Power of Ten
- Asha Philip in the database of TOPS in athletics (English)
- Result list of the U23 European Championships in Ostrava 2011
- Results list of the European Championships in Zurich 2014
- Result list of the European Championships in Berlin 2018
- Athlete profile at the CG-2018
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Philip, Asha Solette (full name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||British sprinter|
|DATE OF BIRTH||October 25, 1990|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||London|