Jessica Ennis-Hill

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Date of Birth January 28, 1986
Place of Birth Sheffield, England
Age 34 years old
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Jessica Ennis-Hill

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill is a British former track and field athlete from England, specialising in multi-eventing disciplines and 100 metres hurdles. As a competitor in heptathlon, she is the 2012 Olympic champion, a three-time world champion, and the 2010 European champion. She is also the 2010 world indoor pentathlon champion. A member of the City of Sheffield & Dearne athletic club, she is a former British national record holder for the heptathlon. She is a former British record holder in the 100 metres hurdles, the high jump and the indoor pentathlon.

Country: Great Britain
Club: City of Sheffield and Dearne Athletic Club
Turned pro: 2005
Coached by: Antonio 'Toni' Minichiello
Retired: 2016
World finals: 2007 – 4th, 2009 – 1st, 2011 – 1st, 2015 – 1st
Olympic finals: 2012 – 1st, 2016 – 2nd
Highest world ranking: Heptathlon: 1 (2009, 2010, 2012)
Personal best(s): Heptathlon 6,955 points Pentathlon 4,965 points
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About Jessica Ennis-Hill

She won the Heptathlon gold medal in the 2012 London Olympics and broke the British national record for the high jump and the 100 meter hurdles.

Before Fame

She won the high jump at the National Schools Championship at the age of fourteen, becoming a National Schools Champion.

Achievement

She won gold medals in the World Championships, World Indoor Championships, and European Championships.

Family Life

In high school, her mother performed the high jump and her father was a sprinter. She has a younger sister named Carmel. In 2013, she married Andy Hill.

Associations

She, like Carolina Kluft, became one of the best heptathlon athletes in the world.

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  • 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics gold post boxes - To commemorate British gold medal winners at the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Paralympics, various post boxes in the home towns of the medal winners around the United Kingdom, plus one each on Sark and the Isle of Man, were repainted gold.
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  • English heptathletes
  • British heptathletes
  • English female hurdlers
  • British female hurdlers
  • Laureus World Sports Awards winners
  • Alumni of the University of Sheffield
  • English Olympic medallists
  • Sportspeople from Sheffield
  • Athletes (track and field) at the 2006 Commonwealth Games
  • Olympic gold medallists for Great Britain
  • Olympic gold medalists in athletics (track and field)
  • Olympic silver medallists for Great Britain
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Latest information about Jessica Ennis-Hill updated on January 22, 2021.

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