Jessica Ennis in Sheffield on 17/8/12
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Sheffield's thousands welcome home Jessica Ennis

More than 18,000 people gathered in Sheffield city centre to welcome home Olympic champion Jessica Ennis.

The gold-medal winning heptathlete took to a stage to greet the packed crowd of fans as she was told she was to be handed the freedom of the city.

The BBC's Chris Buckler was there.

  • 16 Jan 2013