August 13, 2012
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Golden Girl

Britain's superstar athlete Jessica Ennis competes in the long jump event of the heptathlon, on August 4. Ennis, a popular British athlete who sat out the 2008 Beijing Games after an injury, earned gold in the heptathlon. The heptathlon involves gaining the most points over seven track and field events: 100-meter hurdles, high jump, shot put, 200-meter race, long jump, javelin throw and 800-meter race.


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