Jessica Ennis Runs Amazing 100m Hurdles to Open Olympics Athletics

Hi, it’s Martin ‘Werewolfie’ Adams. Olympics 2012 is certainly hotting up, with Jessica Ennis setting the athletics alight for the UK crowd under a sunny sky on the first morning, with a 100 metres hurdles time that is a:

  1. British record.
  2. Best heptathlon time ever.
  3. Equals the winning time for the individual 100 metres hurdles in the last Olympics in Beijing.
The skies have been alternating between grey and blue all morning, so we’re not sure just how greenygrey the Olympic stadium was at the time.

Team GB Gold and Silver amongst the Greenygrey

There were cycling and shooting golds for Team GB on Day 6, but it was the canoeing that showed the greenygrey at its best.

Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott took gold in the canoe slalom C2 event, which had a lot of greenygrey interest from the start.

From above, the greenygrey looked as splendid as it does in mountain rapids, as Baillie and Stott prepared for their gold medal performance.

And the greenygrey was also there to guide them through the course to gold:

 

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