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Jessica Ennis has said that although winning gold at a home Games will be hard to beat she still has more she wants to achieve in her discipline:
Jessica Ennis has said how hard the second day was and how she had to try and, "not get too carried away, but I was so so nervous, and excited as well."
Olympic heptathlon champion Jess Ennis said that despite the pressure of being the unofficial face of the Games, the British public were a huge help in achieving her remarkable feat.
"The crowd was so loud it gave me goosebumps," she told BBC News this morning. "It's like nothing I've ever experienced before."
"I just wanted to run sensibly because I knew I had a good buffer," she said. "I just wanted to give it everything...it was a nice feeling crossing the line first!"
And after just a few hours of sleep, she said she's still coming to terms with her new reality: "I'm still just so excited...I still can't believe it's happened."
Heptathlon Gold medallist Jess Ennis sent an early morning tweet as she came to terms with being Olympic champion:
Fans crowded into the Don Valley Stadium in Sheffield to watch Jessica Ennis win the 800 metres in the heptathlon, confirming a gold in the event.
Jessica Ennis, whose heptathlon success kicked off an historic hat-trick of golds in a single Olympics athletics session, gave her reaction to her victory to the BBC:
Jessica Ennis' stunning run to gold in the Olympic Stadium has sparked jubilant scenes at one of the UK's other leading sports arenas.
According to BBC Radio 5 live's Mark Pougatch, fans cheering on the men's Team GB football team at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium have chanted the golden girl's name:
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Golden girl Jessica Ennis has won gold medal in the heptathlon.