Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Jamaican sprinter announces pregnancy on Instagram

Jamaican sprint star Veronica Campbell-Brown on Tuesday announced that she is pregnant.

The 2004 and 2008 Olympic 200 champion made the revelation on Instagram.

This is Campbell-Brown's first child with her husband Omar Brown.

"Our lives will soon change forever. We look forward to parenthood and all the joys and challenges that come with it. We pray for strength and wisdom to be the best parents possible," Campbell-Brown wrote in a post that included a photograph of herself showing off her growing baby bump while her husband kisses her on the forehead.

The 2004 and 2008 Olympic 200 champion also hinted that she may retire as she focuses on her family.

"At this moment, I am uncertain if I will return to competition, as the main focus is to welcome our baby, and to provide the best environment filled with love, warmth, and care," she added.

Campbell-Brown's announcement has been met with thousands of congratulatory messages and well wishes.

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