Sport Olympian Alysia Montano to race U.S. Championships pregnant again

20:17  19 june  2017
20:17  19 june  2017 Source:   Sports Illustrated

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A pregnant Alysia Montano runs in the opening round of the women' s 800 meter run during day 2 of the USATF Outdoor Championships at Hornet Stadium in Sacramento, California on on June 26, 2014. The 28-year-old Olympian received approval from her doctor to race .

Olympic track star Alysia Montano talks about running the 800 meters in the U . S . track and field championships while being eight months pregnant . Trailing the lead pack by more than 120 meters for most of the race , Montano received a rousing ovation as she finished her first lap, and the

  Olympian Alysia Montano to race U.S. Championships pregnant again © Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Olympian Alysia Montano is due for her second child in November but will race in this weekend's USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Sacramento, her husband and agent told NBC Sports.

Montano, who finished fifth in the 800 meters at the 2012 Olympics, has not raced since February but will toe the line for the first round of the 800 meters on Thursday afternoon. In 2014, she competed at the U.S. Championships while eight months pregnant.

Montano has won seven national titles in her career. She missed out on making last summer's Olympic team after getting tripped up with less than 200 meters remaining in the race.

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When it comes to keeping her first child active, Olympian Alysia Montaño is off to a running start. On Thursday, the former University of California track star, 28, ran the 800-meter race during the U . S . Track and Field Championships — at 8 months pregnant .

U . S . Olympic 800m runner Alysia Montaño is due in November with her second child, but this time she has no current plan to race at the U . S . Championships while pregnant . Email check failed, please try again .

In April, she announced her pregnancy with a video on Twitter.

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