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BEIJING, CHINA - AUGUST 24: Gold medalist Jessica Ennis-Hill of Great Britain poses during the medal ceremony for the Women's Heptathlon during day three of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 24, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Ennis-Hill announces retirement from Athletics

Former Olympic Heptathlon champion, Jessica Ennis-Hill has announced her retirement from athletics.

Ennis-Hill, 30, had hinted at quitting the sport after winning a silver medal at the Rio Olympics in August, and she has now confirmed the decision in a social media post.

The British athlete famously won a second world title in 2015,just 13 months after giving birth to her first child. Ennis-Hill thanked her family, her team, and her fans for the role they played in a very successful career.

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