Thursday 22nd August 2019 - 23:30
Current Artist
Current Song
Listen live

​Tributes Paid After Ennis-Hill Retires

13th October 2016

Tributes Paid After Ennis-Hill Retires

/pages/sport/The chairman of athletics club Mansfield Harriers has paid tribute to Jessica Ennis-Hill who's announced her retirement.

The 30-year-old heptathlete says it is "one of the toughest decisions" she's ever had to make but "had always wanted to leave on a high".

Pat Carlan says Ennis-Hill, who won gold at London 2012, will leave a massive legacy in the sport.

He told Mansfield 103.2: “I got to meet her a few years ago when she came to present awards at a Mansfield Harriers presentation evening.

“She's a lovely lady and of course she's been a perfect role model and inspiration to others to give sport a go.”


Click HERE for more local sport.

The Mansfield 103.2 Directory

Click here to access a really useful guide to dozens of local businesses.
Weather Forecast
7 Day Weather Forecast
Thu
21 °C
Fri
24 °C
Sat
26 °C
Sun
28 °C
Mon
28 °C
Tue
27 °C
Wed
28 °C