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Jessica Ennis-Hill and the Next Generation

Jessica Ennis-Hill looks at the new stars of British athletics ahead of the World Championships. Including interviews with Laura Muir, Josh Griffiths and Andy Pozzi.

Former Olympic and three-time world heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill looks at the new stars of British athletics ahead of the forthcoming World Championships.

In this special programme, Jessica meets Olympic bronze medal hammer thrower Sophie Hitchon and talks to her about life as a young athlete, the expectation and scrutiny that is put on sports stars, and what it is like to deal with pressure on and off the track.

There are also revealing interviews with middle-distance runner Laura Muir, marathon man Josh Griffiths, 110m hurdler Andy Pozzi and sprinter Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake.

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 29 Jul 2017 16:30

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:13

    Arcade Fire

    Everything Now

  • 00:23

    Boards of Canada

    New Seeds

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Jessica Ennis-Hill
Producer Paul Hodkinson
Producer Emma Cook
Editor Alastair McIntyre

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