JESSICA Ennis joined Olympians from around the city to thank the people of Sheffield for their support as they prepare to head down to London.
“I’m so excited now, I honestly can’t believe how quickly the Games are coming around,” said the 26-year-old.
“The people of Sheffield have been amazing these last months, always asking how training’s going and offering encouraging words.”
Hundreds of people turned out to see Jessica and a host of other Sheffield athletes, at the Peace Gardens in Sheffield.
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