Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has confirmed that she is pregnant with her first child after months of rumors.
The Jamaican sprint queen also announced on her Facebook page that she has pulled out of the London 2017 World Championships in Athletics. At the moment she is fully focused on being a mother while still rooting for her Jamaican teammates who are currently training for the upcoming event.
“All my focus heading into training for my 2017 season was on getting healthy and putting myself in the best possible fitness to successfully defend my title in London2017,” she wrote on Facebook. “But life is filled with many blessings with God. So here I am thinking about being the greatest mother I can be with my biggest blessing and the promise God made me. Moving forward on this journey, I look forward to seeing you all in 2018 when I return to competition on the tracks and around the World. Thank you to my sponsors NIKE, GraceKennedy and Digicel for their unwavering support and a loyal fan base that’s willing to join and share in my journey.”