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This 5 Month Pregnant Olympic Athlete Will Amaze You!

Olympic athlete and real life Wonder Woman Alysia Montano has smashed her way through an 800 metre track race despite being five months pregnant.

Alysia Montano

The middle-distance runner ran at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships in Sacramento. She looked fierce sporting a top with an image of Wonder Woman. She showed her baby belly proudly to the world, proving once and for all that pregnancy is not a disadvantage!

Alysia proving that pregnancy is not a disadvantage.

Alysia told media at the event that she decided to compete after watching the film Wonder Woman.

“When I found out Gal Gadot filmed half the movie five-months pregnant, I said, ‘I for sure am signing up for USA nationals’,” she said.

Alysia, a well seasoned athlete and second time mum, has competed whilst pregnant before. She was 8 months pregnant when she competed back in 2014. She was fit, strong, and finished just 35 seconds shy of her personal record while 34 weeks pregnant with her first child.

Alysia 8 months pregnant with her first child.


The crowd was ecstatic and Alysia was given a standing ovation post run.

She says:

“This is what it looks like to be a professional athlete as a woman and still continuing on in your career (while starting a family),”

“I wanted to celebrate where I’m at, celebrate: oh my gosh, I made it 34 weeks and I’ve been able to stay fit and healthy and have an uncomplicated pregnancy.”

Alysia proves that mother’s can absolutely be athletes.

Mother’s most certainly can be athletes, as Alysia proves time and time again.

“(In 2014) women let me know that my journey and my story had inspired them in so many different ways,” the 31-year-old was quoted as saying.

“I think there’s something about coming out to any venue, not really expecting to win, but just going along with the journey and seeing what comes out of it. And that’s the most beautiful part for me, being a track and field athlete, the platform that I have, I feel so responsible to be a representative of people who don’t have the same platform, don’t have the same voice that I do.”

Alysia taking a moment with daughter Linnea

The real life Wonder Woman has inspired many a woman. Her baby daughter Linnea proving to be just as fierce. She cheered her mother on wearing a T-shirt that read, ‘Strong Like Mom’.

Amazonian’s unite!


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