Jessica Ennis-Hill could arrive late in Rio due to concerns over Zika virus



Jessica Ennis-Hill is considering a delayed arrival in Brazil ahead of the Rio Olympics due to the Zika virus.
The 30-year-old, who won heptathlon gold at the London 2012 Olympics, wishes to have more children after the Games, following the birth of son Reggie in 2014.
Zika, a virus carried by mosquitos, has been shown to cause microcephaly, a congenital condition associated with incomplete brain development and which results in abnormally small heads, in babies of mothers infected while pregnant.
Its full impact is uncertain.
And Ennis-Hill may opt out of the Belo Horizonte training camp... read more

 
13 May 2016 in Sport, Views: 24
Source: Belper News
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