My Olympic Hero! Jessica Ennis… Contents! • Introducing Jessica • All about Jessica’s running • Jessica’s scores • Jessica’s Medal Record Press on them! Introducing Jessica… • Jessica was born in Sheffield on the 8th of January 1986(she’s twenty-six years old). • Her parents are Vinnie Ennis and Alison Powell. • She is 1.65m (5 feet and 5 inches) • She has a pet Labrador named Myla! • Not only is she a great runner she also writes a column for The Times newspaper. • Her parents are divorced. All about Jessica’s running! • Jessica is an Olympic runner. • She turned into a pro runner in 2005. • In 2008 she sprained her ankle and was unable to attend the Olympics so she attended the Paralympics! This means she never gives up! • The train’s at ‘The City of Sheffield Athletic Club’. • In this year’s(2012) Olympics she has won six gold medals for the heptathlon and pentathlon. • She is very proud to be British. Jessica’s score in the Olympics 2012 • In the Olympic finals for pentathlon and heptathlon she came first. Personal best scores: • Heptathlon-6,955 points • Pentathlon-4,937 points Jessica’s Medal Record! This shows a record of Jessica Ennis’s medals over the last 5 years. She has won 4 gold, 2 silver and bronze. That shows she’s a gold star athlete.