Another win for our girl Jess

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CITY heptathlete Jessica Ennis has rounded off a golden year of success by being voted British Olympic Athlete of the Year.

Athletics fans voted for Ennis, the Olympic heptathlon champion, as their star of 2012.

Ennis secured 48 per cent of the vote, beating double Olympic champion Mo Farah by just four per cent, UK Athletics said.

An 80,000 capacity crowd at London’s Olympic Stadium watched the Sheffield star take gold in a new British record score of 6,955.

“Thank you to all of the UK Athletics fans for voting me the British Olympic Athlete of the Year - what an honour,” she said.

“The support of all the athletics fans is so important for us athletes and this year especially - your support at all the events running up to London was so important. What a great year 2012 has been!”