Dina Asher-Smith in bid for historic sprint treble at European Championships

Dina Asher-Smith celebrates her second gold medal of the European Championships after winning the 200 metre final. Ulrik Pedersen/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Great Britain's Dina Asher-Smith set her sights on an historic sprint treble after winning her second title at the 2018 European Championships in a pulsating 200m final at Berlin's Olympic Stadium.

The 22-year-old consigned double world champion and Olympic silver medalist Dafne Schippers to second, dominating the race from start to finish and recording a world-leading time of 21.89 seconds.

At this championships Asher-Smith has well and truly stepped out of Schippers' shadow with a golden sprint double, comfortably taking the 100m title ahead of Schippers in bronze before overcoming the Dutchwoman in her best event Saturday.

"It's joy and also a shock," said the London-born athlete.

"Things in my life don't normally go to plan. I looked at the time and couldn't believe it. This is completely new territory for me.

"I looked at those who had run sub-22 and used it as motivation - I've now done it."

By successfully defending her 200m crown, Asher-Smith joined some of the great names who have achieved the 100/200m European double at the same championships, among them Schippers herself (2014), Poland's Irena Szewinska (1974) and the 'flying Dutchwoman' Fanny Blankers-Koen (1950).

Next up is the 4x100m relay tonight and Asher-Smith and her Great Britain teammates are among the favourites as she aims to make it a clean sweep.

"Purely because in the relay there are three other people, you never know. The reason we love relays is the same reason we love the hurdles. You don't know what's going to happen," she said.

"We're going to try our best, the Dutch are the reigning champions, the Swiss and the home girls - they won't be looking to let anyone win the gold easily."

Elsewhere for the British team Shara Proctor won bronze in the long jump, the men's 4x400m relay team took silver and the women's 4x400m relay team won bronze.

And 17-year-old Jakob Ingebrigtsen won the 5000m title ahead of his brother Henrik a day after becoming the youngest ever European champion on the track when he won the 1500m.