Ennis-Hill set for 1st heptathlon since 2012 Olympics

LONDON (AP) Jessica Ennis-Hill will take part in her first heptathlon since winning gold at the 2012 London Olympics when she competes in the biggest multi-discipline meeting of the year in Austria on May 30-31.

The Olympic champion from Britain spent two years off the track after the London Games because of injury and the birth of her first child. She returned this month and has competed in two minor events.

Ennis-Hill says she feels good enough to compete in the Combined Events Challenge meeting in Gotzis, where she will bid to gain enough points to be eligible to defend her Olympic title next year in Rio de Janeiro.

Ennis-Hill says ''if I can achieve this early in the season, it removes a real pressure, and all the indicators are looking positive.''

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