An Olympic athlete isn’t letting anything slow her down – not even pregnancy. Alysia Montano ran an 800-meter race while eight months pregnant. She finished the race in two and half minutes. That’s just 35 seconds slower than her pre-pregnancy best.
Thirty-four weeks pregnant, or nearly eight months, Alysia Montano ran the 800 meters Thursday in the U.S. track and field championships. The five-time national champion finished in 2 minutes, 32.13 seconds -- nearly 35 seconds slower than her personal best of 1:57.34 in 2010 in Monaco.