800-metres star Melissa Bishop trading track for diaper changing this summer

From the Windsor Star

Melissa Bishop has literally lived life on the run for more than a decade, but the Canadian record-holder in the 800-metres will be spending this summer changing diapers instead of lanes on the track.

Bishop and her husband Osi Nriagu took to Twitter Friday to announce they were expecting their first child in June. The couple, who met when both were members of the University of Windsor track team, were married last October.

“It was definitely a welcome surprise,” said the 29-year-old Bishop. “We found out just after Christmas.

“There were a lot of tears of joy. There was a lot of shock.

“It was such a precious moment.”

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