Dina Asher-Smith faces a race in opposition to time to be match for the Commonwealth Video games after struggling a relay nightmare on the World Championships.
The 26-year-old, who received 200m bronze on Thursday, pulled up with an harm forward of the ultimate changeover with Daryll Neita within the 4x100m on Saturday.
She continued racing handy the baton over however it halted the squad’s momentum and Neita might solely cross the road in sixth with the workforce clocking 42.75 seconds in Eugene.
The USA beat Jamaica – who included Shericka Jackson, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Elaine Thompson-Herah – to gold with Germany third.
Asher-Smith was coy concerning the nature of the issue – though it seemed to be an hamstring concern on her left leg – however solely has 9 days till the 100m on the opening day of the athletics of the Commonwealth Video games on August 2.
“I’m nonetheless shocked. If I’d felt something within the warm-up I’d by no means have run. I’m shocked. It’s simply one thing that I couldn’t proceed with. I really feel actually dangerous,” stated Asher-Smith, resulting from run the 100m and 4x100m relay in Birmingham.
“I hope it’s nothing critical as a result of I’ve obtained much more races to do that yr. I really feel terrible. I felt good, we had been operating properly,” she stated.
“I must go and have a examine with my physio however I simply really feel a bit confused as a result of I felt fantastic coming in, went across the bend and my legs simply stopped corresponding with me.
“I used to be actually like ‘what is occurring? Physique what did you do to me?’”
When Asher-Smith collected the baton from Lansiquot Nice Britain had been third however regardless of Neita’s good run they had been unable to tug something again.
Neita stated: “She did amazingly properly to maintain operating. I noticed her face and I used to be like: ‘no, no, no, don’t give it to me’.
“I didn’t need to run away from her as a result of I noticed her face and it didn’t look good. The truth that she needed to get the baton spherical simply exhibits what a workforce participant she is and what a fighter. She’ll be fantastic.
“Whenever you watch it again you will note how a lot we had been within the lead. That is only a freak factor.
“The primary factor is Dina will get herself proper and she or he’s prepared for the Commies.”
Lansiquot additionally supported Asher-Smith with the squad embracing on the monitor after the race.
She stated: “We win collectively, we lose collectively. All that issues is, ‘are you okay?’ We all know how good we’re. It’s simply not our day and an important factor is getting again on monitor.”