Preview – Jessica Ennis-Hill and the Next Generation

Jessica Ennis-Hill

Considered one of the most inspiring women Athletics to have participated in the London Olympics, three-time world heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill is turning her attention to the next generation of talent.

Jess meets Olympic bronze medal hammer thrower Sophie Hitchon and talks to her about life as a young athlete, the expectation and scrutiny that is put on sports stars, and what it is like to deal with pressure on and off the track.

There are also revealing interviews with middle-distance runner Laura Muir, marathon man Josh Griffiths, 110m hurdler Andy Pozzi and sprinter Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake.

Jessica Ennis-Hill and the Next Generation, Saturday, 4. 30 pm – BBC Two

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