Women's Heptathlon: Great Britain's Jessica Ennis Wins Gold

The women's heptathlon event concluded Saturday with Great Britain's Jessica Ennis wrapping up her victory and the gold medal that went with it. Russia's Tatyana Chernova earned silver, while Lyudmyla Yosypenko of the Ukraine took bronze.

Related: 2012 Olympic Women's Tennis Final: Serena Williams Dominates Maria Sharapova For Gold Medal

The United States had several competitors in the heptathlon, including Missouri native Chantae McMillan, who finished 29th overall. Her best finish in a heptathlon event was fourth in the shot put. Sharon Day's 15th place finish was the best among the American competitors.

The top five:

1. Jessica Ennis (6955)
2. Tatyana Chernova (6628)
3. Lyudmyla Yosypenko (6618)
4. Austra Skujyte (6599)
5. Antoinette Nana Djimou Ida (6576)

Head over to NBC's Olympics site for the full results.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation St. Louis. For comprehensive coverage of the 2012 London Games, visit SB Nation's Olympics news hub. Stay up to date on the medal count with Sports Illustrated's tracker.

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