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Jessica Ennis moves up to third all-time best in Pentathlon

Briton Jessica Ennis finished the women’s Pentathlon competition in exactly the emphatic style in which she started, winning another gold medal with a wide margin.

The 24-year-old went for it from the start of the 1000m and took the lead to go after the World record, but not surprisingly that proved to be a job too tough even for her. Ennis finished the race in 2:12.55, an indoor personal best for a total of 4937 points bettering Swede Carolina Klüft’s seven-year-old competition record of 4933 from Birmingham 2003 by a mere four points.

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With a small margin too Ennis grabbed the British record from Kelly Sotherton who had scored the previous best of 4927 points, 10 points less than Ennis today, in Birmingham at the European Indoors Championships in 2007…..Read More

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