Elinor Barker: Olympic bike owner reveals she received Tokyo silver whereas anticipating first baby

Elinor Barker adopted her girls’s crew pursuit Olympic gold at Rio 2016 with silver in Tokyo

Elinor Barker has revealed she is anticipating her first baby and was pregnant when she received silver on the Tokyo Olympics.

The 27-year-old from Cardiff was a part of Nice Britain’s girls’s crew pursuit squad that clinched a medal in August.

Barker introduced her information on Twitter on Tuesday, saying she and her companion have been “so excited to begin the following a part of our lives collectively”.

She added on Instagram that “yep, I used to be pregnant on the Tokyo Olympics”.

Barker’s excellent news is all of the extra particular as she revealed in 2019 that she suffered from endometriosis, a situation that may trigger ache, heavy intervals and fatigue.

The situation impacts round one in 10 girls of reproductive age and may make it tougher to conceive.

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