Toni Minichiello hails Jessica Ennis-Hill as 'one of our sporting greats'
Jessica Ennis-Hill's coach Toni Minichiello believes she is one of the country's sporting greats after announcing her retirement.
The 30-year-old has quit heptathlon after winning Olympic silver at Rio in the summer having previously won gold at London 2012.
Ennis-Hill released a statement on her Instagram account on Thursday saying it was "one of the toughest decisions" she has faced but "retiring now is right".
Minichiello coached Ennis-Hill throughout her career and agreed she is bowing out at the right time.
He said: "Many sports people hold on too long. Jess... read more
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