Paralympic multi-medallist Natasha Baker has revealed that she is pregnant. Natasha and her husband Marc Jaconelli expect their first youngster in April 2023.
Natasha, winner of group gold and double particular person silver on the Tokyo Paralympics in 2021, found she was pregnant days after claiming two particular person medals on the World Para Dressage Championships in Herning, Denmark, in August.
Natasha and Marc had been married in March 2022 at North Cadbury Court docket in Somerset, having been collectively since 2012.
“It’s one thing we all the time wished and deliberate for, but it surely’s occurred faster than we ever anticipated,” mentioned Natasha, in an interview with HELLO! journal, additionally confirming that she is aiming to journey on the Paris Paralympics in 2024.
“It’s a blessing – and it really works out completely timing-wise for Paris,” she mentioned.
Natasha’s present prime horse is Keystone Daybreak Refrain, the Dimaggio mare she has had since 2019, and owns with Joanna Jenson, Christian Landolt and her mother and father, Phil and Lorraine. Natasha and “Lottie” had been a part of the Paralympic gold medal-winning British group in 2021, alongside Sophie Wells and Lee Pearson, additionally bringing house two particular person silvers from the Tokyo Video games. Tokyo was Natasha’s third Paralympics, having additionally gained gold at London 2012 and Rio 2016, each with the late gelding Cabral.
In 2022, Natasha and Lottie gained grade III particular person silver and freestyle bronze on the world championships, bringing Natasha’s complete championship medal rely to 21. The group additionally certified for the Paris Paralympics, although didn’t deliver house a group medal.
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