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ALL-TIME GREAT

- Ben Coldwell staff writer

TRIBUTES of all forms were whizzing around Twitter just moments after Jessica Ennis-Hill’s historic retirement announcement – one which according to the Daily Mail she posted in typically understated fashion while walking her dog near her home.

But among all the heartfelt words, what stood out the most was one statistic: in 10 of her 11 active seasons during 2003-2016 she managed to produce her season’s best heptathlon at a major championship.

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