Ennis named European women's athlete of the year
- Published: 4/10/2012 at 10:49 PM
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Multi-events star Jessica Ennis was on Thursday named the 2012 women's European Athlete of the Year.
Britain's heptathlon Olympic gold medallist Jessica Ennis poses for a picture during a Team GB parade in London at the end of the games. Ennis was on Thursday named the 2012 women's European Athlete of the Year.
The Briton claimed Olympic gold in the heptathlon in the London Games in August, setting three personal bests in the seven events for a British record of 6,955 points - fifth in the global rankings.
She also claimed silver in the World Indoor Championships pentathlon in Istanbul in March with 4,965 points, a tally only ever beaten by two other women.
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