This is Great Britain’s Jessica Ennis just a few steps beyond the finish line of the 800 meters after she clinched the gold medal in the heptathlon last night.
For anyone who had the good fortune to witness Great Britain’s ‘Super Saturday’ in track and field yesterday at Olympic Stadium, there will be no shortage of indelible moments to be permanently etched into memory: from the capacity crowd of 80,000 strong who grew impossibly louder as the evening progressed to Ennis’s spectacular coronation as the world’s greatest female athlete. Throw in a surprise gold for long jumper Greg Rutherford and Mo Farah‘s dramatic victory in the 10,000m and you’ve got an evening that the hosts will find nearly impossible to top.
Hope y’all are enjoying. Usain Bolt and the men’s 100 meter final is tonight. If you’re the wagering sort, these were the odds a few days ago: