Johnson-Thompson started her 2015 campaign in style, ranked number one in the world she went on to better the British indoor high jump record to 1.97m, improve the UK indoor long jump record to 6.93m and come within 13 points of the world pentathlon record when claiming the European title after a British record-breaking performance in Prague.
But from then the wheels somewhat came off as she was prevented from defending her Hypo-Meeting title in Gotzis due to injury.
Later that summer Johnson-Thompson was in second place at the World Championships in Beijing but failed to record a distance in the long jump and she ended the competition in 28th place.
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But despite the disappointments, the 23-year-old is aiming high at the Rio Olympics this summer.
"Realistically I'll be disappointed if I don’t come away with the gold," Johnson-Thompson told Athletics Weekly.
"I'm not putting pressure on myself, it's just the truth and I'm not going to lie. I'd be annoyed if I don't get the gold.
"Getting to Beijing and getting into a kind of winning position and being able to be in the position where I could have pulled it off despite all the injuries was probably the main punch in the stomach for me.
"It's just one of those things. It happened and there's nothing I can do to change it. You've just got to move on."
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