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Jessica Ennis

 Jessica Ennis clears the winnin hurdle at the viva Grand Prix in Birmingham.   (Photo via AP)

Age: 26
Place of Origin: Sheffield, England
Sport: Track and Field
Events: Heptathlon, 100m Hurdles
411: Ennis has recently changed her hurdling technique so she attacks the first barrier more.
Plans for the Summer Games: “So much that can go right, so much that can go wrong. I just don’t think it’s healthy to really fixate on winning that medal. I just focus on the here and now. Competing in London does bring more pressure but as an athlete, an Olympic Games is the ultimate competition.” (Sun)

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