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Jessica Ennis , cartel de los Juegos, consigue el oro en heptatlon

La atleta británica Jessica Ennis, cuya efigie adorna las calles de Londres en uno de los carteles de los Juegos, remató hoy sus dos días de gloria con la victoria en el heptatlon olímpico con récord nacional (6.955 puntos), cuatro años después de faltar por lesión a los Juegos de Pekín.La rusa Tatyana Chernova, actual campeona del mundo, consiguió la medalla de plata con 6.628 puntos y la ucraniana Lyudmila Yoshipenko completó el podio con 6.618.Ennis, de 26 años, se fue a dormir el viernes como líder de la combinada femenina al final de una jornada en la que asombró, especialmente, con sus marcas en 100 metros vallas (12.54) y 200 (22.83). Acabó el primer día con 4.158 puntos, 184 más que la lituana Austra Skujyte.Ennis fue consolidando su liderazgo en la prueba hasta presentarse con un margen de 188 puntos sobre su rival más cercana antes de la disciplina de cierre, los 800 metros.La atleta de Sheffield, campeona mundial en 2009, no defraudó las esperanzas de los aficionados británi...

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