Olympic star's stunning Tokyo pregnancy reveal

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Britain's Elinor Barker said she was large erstwhile she won a metallic medal successful the way cycling squad pursuit lawsuit astatine the Tokyo Olympics.

Barker, who was portion of the squad that finished 2nd to Germany astatine the Izu Velodrome successful August, tweeted connected Tuesday that she and her spouse were expecting their archetypal child.

"We can't judge however fortunate we are and are truthful excited to commencement the adjacent portion of our lives together," Barker, who won squad pursuit golden astatine the 2016 Rio Games, wrote.

"And for the eagle eyed among you who person done the maths ... yep, I was large astatine the Tokyo Olympics," the 27-year-old erstwhile satellite and European champion added connected Instagram.

American tennis large Serena Williams was astir 2 months large erstwhile she won her 23rd expansive slam singles rubric astatine the Australian Open successful 2017.

Speaking to the "The Cycling Podcast" Barker confirmed she recovered retired she was large conscionable days earlier her race.

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"It was rather a astonishment for us, I truly did not expect to get large ... I really recovered retired portion I was successful Tokyo," she said.

"I'm truly gladsome I had that squad astir maine of radical who knew precisely what to bash and what was and wasn't safe, but besides managed to assistance get my caput backmost successful the crippled and absorption connected the racing until it was over," she said.

- Additional reporting by Brett Graham

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