Elinor Barker is anticipating her first youngster together with her husband and the Olympian says she was pregnant throughout the Tokyo Video games this previous summer time.
Barker, who competes for Nice Britain, gained a silver medal within the girls’s group pursuit observe biking occasion. The gold was gained by Germany.
Barker made the announcement on social media this week, confirming on Instagram, “yep, I used to be pregnant on the Tokyo Olympics”.
“We will’t imagine how fortunate we’re and are so excited to start out the following a part of our lives collectively,” she said on Twitter.
The 27-year-old was a part of the group that gained a gold medal on the 2016 Rio Olympics and can also be a two-time world champion in group pursuit.
She revealed in 2019 that she suffers from endometriosis, a gynecological situation, which was so unhealthy it nearly made her stop the game.