Dana Vollmer, the Olympic swimmer racing while six months pregnant

Source: BBC

With a little more than 1,000 days to go until the 2020 Tokyo Olympics begin, preparation – even at this stage – is key.

Such is the case with American swimmer Dana Vollmer, who claimed her seventh Olympic medal in Rio last year.

But she has had to adapt her preparation for Tokyo to cater for, in her words, the “bowling ball” in her stomach.

In her first race since Rio on Thursday, Vollmer was six months pregnant.

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