Jess Ennis-Hill to win 2011 World Championships gold after winner stripped of medal for doping

Retired athlete Jessica Ennis-Hill is set to win a third World Championships heptathlon gold medal - from the 2011 competition.

Original winner Tatyana Chernova, from Russia, was stripped of her 2011 title on Tuesday following retrospective doping results.

The decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport means Ennis-Hill - who finished second at the 2011 worlds in Daegu, South Korea - will be bumped up to gold medal position.

Chernova, 28, was also banned from the sport for three years and eight months after her blood results were analysed.

Chernova celebrates beating Ennis-Hill in 2011 Credit: Reuters

Two other Russian athletes, Ekaterina Sharmina and Kristina Ugarova, also received bans over doping results.

A CAS statement read: "All three athletes have been found to have committed an anti-doping rule violation ... of the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) Competition Rules after analysis of their Athlete Biological Passports (ABP) showed evidence of blood doping".

Ennis-Hill, 30, won the World Championships in 2009 and 2015.

The 2012 Olympic champion announced her retirement from the sport last month.