Jessica Ennis aims at Denise Lewis heptathlon record

Less than a fortnight after claiming heptathlon gold at the World Championships in Berlin, Jessica Ennis has Denise Lewis’ British record firmly in her sights – but she will not be breaking it this season.

The Sheffield athlete led from the first event to the last to take the title in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium with a personal best points haul of 6731.

Victory capped a remarkable comeback by the 23-year-old – who competes for the final time this season in the 100metre hurdles at the Aviva British Grand Prix at Gateshead International Stadium on Monday – from a triple stress fracture to her right foot which forced her to miss last year’s Olympic Games in Beijing.

“I think now, having done so well this year, it’s definitely a lot closer and it’s something I hope to get close to if not break sometime soon.”Read More

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