The double Swiss Olympic medalist (gold in London and silver in Rio), Nicola Spirig announced to the SFR that she is currently pregnant. He second child is expected for May.
For the 34-year-old athlete, she wants to reassure, she wants to continue her career with two children. “But I want to keep up, although I want to give time to my body”.
For all of those that wish to see Spirig evolve on the Ironman course and “compete” against her training partner and compatriot Daniel Ryf, you’ll need to be patient.
Already in 2012, just a few months after she won her medal in London, this chapter was quickly followed by the birth of her first child. Spirig showed that it was possible to go back to success in elite sport with a family life.