13 October 2016
Following today’s announcement by Jessica Ennis-Hill, Leader of Sheffield City Council, Cllr Julie Dore said: “Sheffield is so very proud of Jess and her amazing achievements. She is one of the city’s greatest ever athletes and was awarded Freedom of the City in 2013. She has been an inspiration to all in the city and her legacy will continue.
“We’ve followed her every step of the way on her journey to becoming one of Britain’s most successful female athletes. A great ambassador for sport, she has represented Sheffield and the UK with real grace and humility.
“She truly is a role model for so many people and we would like to wish her good luck and success in her future”.