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Athletics: Ennis to compete at London 2012 Anniversary Games

April 23, 2013

Jessica Ennis has confirmed that she will be taking part in the London 2012 Anniversary Games at the Olympic Stadium from 26 to 28 July.The Olympic heptathlon champion will compete along with fellow British gold medalists Mo Farah and Greg Rutherford. Ennis will take on the 100m hurdles and the long jump in the event that will double as the 2013 London Grand Prix, which usually takes place at Crystal Palace, and will be held on the anniversary weekend of the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Games.

“I have amazing memories of competing in the Olympic Stadium and it will be good to step out on that track again in front of a British crowd,” said Ennis.

“I’ll never forget the noise the crowd made when I competed last August and know that the draw of the stadium and the great line-up of athletes will fill the stands and make it another incredible occasion.”

Sportsister, The Women’s Sport Magazine

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