Just Three Months Post Her Pregnancy, a Two-Time Olympic Champion Returns to the Track With a Bang

Published 07/06/2023, 5:37 AM EDT

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Shaunae Miller-Uibo will not allow motherhood to slow her down. The two-time Olympic Champion is due to return to competitive sports just three months after giving birth to baby Maicel. The legendary woman announced her pregnancy with her husband, Maicel Uibo, on social media. Fans already anticipated her eventual return after her agency reportedly stated that she would be back sometime in the near future.

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Bahamian star athlete Shaunae Miller-Uibo welcomed her firstborn, Maicel Jr., on April 20th. In a heartwarming Instagram post, she shared a photo of her cradling the newborn’s feet. Her fans flooded the comment section with an outpouring of congratulatory messages. But, amidst the celebration, one question still lingered: When will this beloved athlete make her triumphant return to the track?

Shaunae Miller-Uibo is looking to conquer the track once again

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Just three months after embracing the joy of motherhood, Shaunae Miller-Uibo is back with her “first love”. The athlete has set her sights on competing in the heptathlon at the Bahamian Championship as per a recent tweet. Miller-Uibo’s determination and dedication are unmatched as she strives to reclaim her position as one of the world’s top athletes. She has already started training and has achieved 21.7 seconds in the 200-meter dash in the absence of speed training. This makes her the 21st-fastest runner in the history of the sport.

In a recent event, the star made her mark by winning the 200m dash in 25.31 seconds. She also clocked 14.60 seconds in the 100m dash and won the event. Miller-Uibo’s prospects at the heptathlon look good as she trains even harder. Her fans have begun speculating about her potential to break world records in multiple events.

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Shaunae plans to leave behind a legacy

As the World Junior Champion, World Youth Champion, and Olympic Champion, there isn’t much left for Shaunae to achieve. But for the great athlete, these titles are just the beginning. She will be taking part in four events at the Heptathlon to prove her mettle on the track once again. She explained her decision in an interview with an online source, saying, “I just want to have fun for the last few years of my career and just dabble into different things.”

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The iconic athlete is ever so humble and thanks both her husband and her fans for always having her back and supporting her. And they undoubtedly will continue to do so as she heads into the Bahamian Championship to reconquer the field. Don’t miss seeing this great woman burn the track with lightning speed again!

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Anchal Ahuja

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Anchal Ahuja is a sports author for Essentially Sports. She is a skilled writer who has a vast knowledge of different sports and is now delved into the US Sports Arena. Anchal has chased her dream and followed her passion to become a pro writer.
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