World marathon champion Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjaa became a mother on Sunday when she gave birth to her son, Mark.
Dahle Flesjaa is hoping to return to international racing at the Montello Marathon, which will double as the Italian marathon national championships on June 28.
"Two months without a bike. It's a long time for me," said Dahle Flesjaa according to solobike.it. "I hope to be at my best during the Montello Marathon. I'm looking forward to the race and all the emotions connected with this event."