The first event of the Rio Olympics Heptathlon is the 100m hurdles. This is typically one of Jessica’s strongest events. Read on to find out how she performed.
Hurdles is a race with intense pressure. Watching Jessica focus on the start line provides an insight into what’s at stake. A good time in this event can set the tone for the rest of the competition.
Up against strong competition Jessica ran a time of 12:84 seconds. 1149 points on the board.
Next up at 14:50 UK time (BBC One) is High Jump.
Watch our video from way back in 2005/6. A fresh faced Jessica was unknown to the world and her journey into athletics had just begun.