• Ennis-Hill Also Rules Out of Moscow
The list of high profile athletes that will not participate at Moscow World Championships keeps growing almost every day.
Jessica Ennis-Hill is the latest star that has ruled out of Moscow World Champs. The London Olympics Heptathlon champion did not have enough time to get back her fitness after recovering from Achilles and Heel injury she suffered early in June.
At the London Diamond League meeting last weekend the the Olympic gold medallist finished fourth in the 100m hurdles (13.08)(PR 12.54). She also competed in the long jump where she managed to jump 6.16m (PR 6.51) and 8th place. After the competition Ennis-Hill that there will be a decision made about the worlds.
"Up until now we have been focusing on managing the pain so I can train and get myself in shape to go out there to win in Moscow, which has meant not focusing on finding a cure for the injury," said Ennis-Hill.
"The time has now come to stop chasing fitness and look to cure the problem. I am so glad I got to compete in London last weekend as it gave me a clear picture of where I am, and it is definitely not where I want to be both regarding pain and also form.
"To say I am gutted is an understatement, no athlete likes to miss the opportunity to compete at a major championships, they don't come round that often." she concluded.