Jessica Ennis chosen as role model of the decade

Jessica Ennis
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British athlete and Olympic champion Jessica Ennis is voted as the role model of the decade.

Olympic gold medallist Jessica Ennis has been chosen in a poll as the role medal of the decade.

The Sheffield-born athlete, who won gold in the heptathlon at London 2012, was named first-choice idol in a poll by Amway.

Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder David Beckham was the only footballer that was picked as a role model for the 2000s after receiving 32% of the vote.

Ennis received 26% of the vote for the 2010s.

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