Athletics: Pregnant Ennis-Hill to miss Commonwealth Games
Published on Jan 10, 2014 5:24 PM
LONDON (REUTERS) - Britain's Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill is pregnant and will miss the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in July, she said on Friday.
The 27-year-old confirmed that she is expecting her first baby later this year but hopes to defend her Olympic heptathlon title in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
In a media statement, she said: "I have some very unexpected but exciting news to share - Andy and I are expecting a baby".
"We are completely overwhelmed with excitement and a degree of anxiety that I am sure all first time parents will relate to."
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