Five-month pregnant Alysia Montano completes 800m race

Montano said she hopes her effort empowers and inspires women who might feel pressured to follow a specific trajectory in life, whether pregnant or not.

Amazingly, this is not the first time the American athlete has competed while pregnant - having done so with said daughter in 2014. On Thursday, she finished seventh in her 800-meter heat at the U.S. Track & Field Outdoor Championships, despite the blistering 110 degree heat and, uh, being five months pregnant.

Back in 2014, Montano competed in the same race at the same championships while she was 34 weeks pregnant (eight months), finishing almost 11 seconds slower.

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"I don't define myself as a runner", Montano added.

In 2014, 34 weeks pregnant Montano shocked the world by running the same 800m race.

"I represent so many different people".

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"I think a career is so open", she said, expressing her desire to keep finding new paths toward happiness. "It's my responsibility to make sure I'm a voice and an advocate for them". "I represent pregnant women", Montano told media. "And then I found out that she did half of the movie five months pregnant so I thought "I will definitely be signing up for US Nationals".

As fans of Wonder Woman may already be aware, Gal Gadot revealed she and Maya went to work together for months, referring to the fact that she was expecting when she filmed Wonder Woman.

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