Ennis won’t do 100m hurdles

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iol spt aug5 Ennis Getty Images British golden girl Jessica Ennis, basking in the glory of her Olympic Games heptathlon title, will not be tempted to double up by taking on the 100m hurdles.

London – British golden girl Jessica Ennis, basking in the glory of her Olympic Games heptathlon title, will not be tempted to double up by taking on the 100m hurdles.

The 26-year-old had pencilled herself in for the hurdles, but with the heats set to get underway on Monday, Ennis said she is ready for a rest.

“Right now I'm just going to enjoy this moment for as long as I possibly can, spend some time with my family and then have a break and relax,” she told the BBC.

“It's being a long build-up and it's been stressful. I did think about it (entering the 100m hurdles) especially when I ran a personal best in the hurdles.

“But for me it was just about the heptathlon. I'm more than happy with that and I think I just need to rest now.” – AFP

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