Ennis-Hill to decide on World Championships bid after games

Jessica Ennis-Hill to decide on World Championships after London
Anniversary Games on the BBC
Venue: Olympic Stadium, London. Dates: 24-25 July
Coverage: Friday 24 July, 19:00-20:00, BBC Three & 20:00-22:00, BBC Two; Saturday, 25 July, 14:20-17:20, BBC Two.

Jessica Ennis-Hill says she will decide whether to compete at the World Championships in Beijing next month after her performances at the Anniversary Games in London.

Ennis-Hill, 29, has hardly competed since winning Olympic gold in 2012 but will take part in three events on 24-25 July, back in the Olympic Stadium.

"I'm definitely getting closer to where I need to be," she told BBC Sport.

Ennis-Hill will compete in the 100m hurdles, long jump and 200m.

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She missed the 2013 World Championships in Moscow through injury and then missed the whole 2014 season as she had a son, Reggie.

Having already qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics and this summer's World Championships, Ennis-Hill hopes to compete in the heptathlon in Beijing at the end of August - but says she will only travel if she can compete for a medal.

She said: "In my mind I know what shape I need to be in to compete and contend for a medal at the Worlds and I have a target for this weekend.

"I hope to have the performances I am looking for in London and can go and compete for a medal in Beijing. Or, I hope that I know on Saturday night that I am not going to be in a position to compete and I don't push on to the Worlds when I'm not quite ready.

"Nothing is guaranteed in sport but I don't want to travel all that way and not medal or perform to my best. If I'm not quite ready the best thing would be to have a break and get ready for winter training."

In May, Ennis-Hill competed in her first heptathlon since London 2012 and admits it is "quite scary" to be closer to the end of her career, with younger British rivals Katarina Johnston-Thompson and Morgan Lake making the discipline "strong domestically".

Ennis-Hill's fellow London gold medallists Mo Farah, Usain Bolt and Greg Rutherford are all also competing at the Anniversary Games.