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Five-month pregnant Alysia Montano completes 800m race

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The American gives water to her two-year-old daughter after the 800m race in Sacramento

She was snapped finishing the race at Hornet Stadium, beaming from ear to ear, while wearing a Wonder Woman top - somewhat apt, you'll agree. "I feel awesome", said Montano, who said she had been partly inspired to run after discovering that the star of Hollywood superhero blockbuster "Wonder Woman" - Gal Gadot - had been pregnant while filming the movie. Off the Internet, the multifaceted 31-year-old, who is making headlines for entering the USATF Outdoor Championships while pregnant for the second time, doesn't label herself in conventional terms.

"There is something about coming out to any venue not really expecting to win but going along with the journey and seeing what comes out of it", Montano said. The 31-year-old athlete who is pregnant with her second child has been making headlines since finishing about 19 seconds behind the victor recording a time of 2 minutes, 21.40 seconds. - Well, yeah, except she's five months pregnant!

"I think a career is so open", she said, expressing her desire to keep finding new paths toward happiness.

"It's still a conversation that needs to be had". "It's my responsibility to make sure I'm a voice and an advocate for them". After such a heartbreaking turn of events, it's truly delightful to see that Montano has recovered so gracefully. "When I found out (star Gal Gadot) filmed half the movie five months pregnant, I said, 'I for sure am signing up for United States of America nationals'".

Now five months pregnant, the two-time American record holder is back, letting neither her recent stumble nor her growing belly stop her from chasing her latest happiness on the track. "We're just different and that's the point".

"I thought it (the film) was incredible", Montano said.

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