Olympic nice Jessica Ennis-Hill proclaims retirement from athletics


British Olympic nice Jessica Ennis-Hill has introduced her retirement from athletics.

The 30-year-old gained heptathlon gold at London 2012 and silver at Rio 2016, and is a two-time world champion.

Ennis-Hill launched a press release on her Instagram account saying it was “one of the toughest decisions” she has confronted however “retiring now is right”.

Ennis-Hill did trace about retirement instantly after profitable silver in Brazil, saying: “It’s going to be a tough decision, I’m going to go away and think about it. At this moment, I’m tired and emotional, it’s a big decision.”

The Sheffield-born all-rounder emulated Sydney 2000 champion Denise Lewis to win heptathlon gold in 2012, claiming victory on a memorable Tremendous Saturday which additionally noticed Mo Farah win the 10,00zero metres and Greg Rutherford take the lengthy bounce crown contained in the Olympic Stadium. 

She gave beginning to son Reggie in July 2014 – lacking the 2014 Commonwealth Video games – however was again in motion to compete on the Rio Olympics this summer time, though she was unable to defend her title when she completed runner-up to Belgium’s Nafissatou Thiam by simply 35 factors.

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