Jamaica's 800m champion Chrisann Gordon-Powell reveals pregnancy

By February 10, 2023
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Jamaica's reigning 800m champion Chrisann Gordon-Powell is pregnant.

The 28-year-old Gordon-Powell, a member of Jamaica’s gold-medal winning 4x400m squad at the 2015 World Championships in Helsinki and a silver-medalist as part of the silver-medal team at the Rio 2016 Olympics, revealed her pregnancy on Instagram on Friday.

“I am so in love with these kicks,” she said beneath a picture of her in an advanced stage of pregnancy.

The revelation came a week after her former training partner Shaunae Miller-Uibo announced her pregnancy on social media.

Powell has enjoyed a successful career to date winning gold in the 400m at the NACAC U23 Championships in San Salvador in 2016. She was also the 2017 NCAA 400m outdoor champion.

Last year, after stepping up to the 800m, Gordon-Powell upset the more favoured Natoya Goule to win the Jamaican national title at the National Stadium in Kingston.

 

 

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