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Katarina Johnson-Thompson focussed on Olympic year ahead

World heptathlon champion Katarina Johnson-Thompson says she will now take a month off before making the year ahead her focus.
Johnson-Thompson place a British record to win gold in Doha, beating Olympic and defending champion Nafissatou Thiam.
Her points total of 6,981 surpassed the 6,955 set by Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill in the London Olympics and has been the sixth-highest complete in History.
She told Sky Sports reporter Geraint Hughes her strategy is to take a rest before turning her focus in Tokyo summer.
Its definitely required to take time off, it has been a very long season. Ive been competing since January and did an air.
Its October so Ill probably have about a month away and attempt to wind down and relax. Normally Ive got a bit longer but because its Olympic year we have to get back into it.
Tokyo will soon be her third Olympic Games having completed 13th in sixth at Rio and London 2012 four decades later where she had been one of the favourites for the Gold trophy in Rio.
That disappointment had followed a World Championship in Beijing in which she neglected to register a mark in the long jump and also finished the contest in place, experiences she states that helped her achieve Gold at Doha.
Theyre all experiences that have helped me get to this point and help me make the changes required to perform at the level. It is my journey.
The World Champion also narrowly missed out on the magical 7000 point mark inside the Khalifa Stadium but she says it is no longer an obsession and will just concentrate on winning awards.
It has been my dream for a long time, 7000 points. Ive been vocal about this when I was younger since I was able to go on an app where you might type in most of the performances and determine what score could come out and I was always just put in combinations of different score to try and get 7000.
Ive thrown that out of the window and I am just hoping to perform when Im out there and it is apparently a formula thats working for me

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