Melissa Bishop-Nriagu or how to get stronger after pregnancy
The issue of pregnancies and professional relationships between brands and athletes who decide to have children with contracts in force is awakening a lot of dust. Alysia Montañó and Kara Goucher recently denounced Nike's mistreatment after taking the step of forming a family. A TOP as Allyson Felix joined the criticism and accused the multinational of having offered a downward renewal (70% of what I previously received). Felix, the only woman to win six Olympic golds in athletics, revealed in an article published in the newspaper The New York Times.
The tremendous example of Bishop-Nriagu
Beyond this 'run run' that does not benefit Nike, the Canadian Melissa Bishop-Nriagu showed that not having suffered a pregnancy and take almost two years without competing has lost a bit of its potential. Last Saturday vshe forgot the competition after more than 350 days of break after having given birth to her daughter Corinne. Inaugurated the 2019 season in open air with a personal best in the 1,500 (4:09:36) and received the warmth of the public and the admiration of the world of athletics.
The Canadian, holder of the 800 national record and Olympic finalist, opened season in the classic Johnny Loaring and with her performance confirmed the great hopes that the Canadian fans have of seeing her compete in the Doha World Cup. It will look for the classification for the world-wide appointment in the National Championship of Canada which will be held next July.
"During my pregnancy many athletes told me that I would be surprised how quickly I would compete at my level. If you have been physically well before pregnancy, it is usually easier to get back on top again. My body knew what I wanted. "