Doncaster girls thrilled to meet Olympic star Jess Ennis

Darren Shaw's daughters meet Olympic star Jessica Ennis.
Darren Shaw's daughters meet Olympic star Jessica Ennis.

TWO youngsters were in awe of South Yorkshire heroine Jess Ennis after a chance meeting at Doncaster Airport.

Darcy Smith, eight, and Freya Shaw, ten, both from Thorne, were thrilled to meet the world’s number one heptathlete, who won a gold Olympic medal last week.

The friends were about to jet off on a holiday to Mallorca when they saw Jess - who lives in Sheffield - as she was on her way to train in Portugal before the London Games began.

Darcy’s mum Freya, 37, said: “They were absolutely over-the-moon. Jess was really, really lovely and friendly.”