The Olympic gold medalist, Anna Watkins has confirmed that she is expecting a baby.
It ends speculation that she might return to rowing in time for the coming season.
Anna, who is 30-years-old and from Longsdon in Staffordshire won gold with her rowing partner Katherine Grainger at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Anna confirmed the pregnancy on twitter over the weekend.
Olympics star Anna Watkins describes how she started rowing.
She visited her old primary school to talk to pupils there about her medal win.
Olympic rowing champion, Anna Watkins visited her old school to talk to pupils about her Olympic win and to inspire some hopeful rowers of the future.
Olympic rowing champion, Anna Watkins visited her old primary school, Junior High School, in Leek to talk to pupils their about her summer Olympic win.
Olympic gold medallist rower Anna Watkins has arrived in Leek to show her medal and be congratulated by the town.
Anna, a former resident of Longsdon, triumphed in the London 2012 Olympics as one half of the Gold Medal team in the women’s double sculls rowing event.
Olympic gold medallist rower Anna Watkins is coming home to Leek in Staffordshire to show her medal and be congratulated by the town.Read the full story ›
Gold medal rower Anna Watkins returns home to Staffordshire.Read the full story ›
On my way home:D Olympics was best experience of my life, summit I'll never forget. But After 5 weeks away can't wait to see the fam!
Packing my bags and saying goodbye to the village. Time to hand over to our GB Paralympians. Still wearing my medal :-)
A postbox in Leek has been painted gold in honour of Anna Watkins' Olympic success.Read the full story ›