Olympic beach volleyball champion April Ross expecting a baby

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Reigning Olympic beach volleyball champion April Ross is pregnant.

The gold, silver and bronze medalist announced Monday on Instagram that she is expecting a baby in October.

“Been working on this project for a little while now,” Ross wrote next to pictures of her holding a strip of ultrasound images. “So happy to announce we’re adding to our family!!”

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She and Josh Riley were engaged in 2022.

Ross won the gold medal in Tokyo with Alix Klineman, who is also expecting a baby. Ross, who won a silver medal in London with Jen Kessy and bronze in Rio de Janeiro with Kerri Walsh Jennings, has been coaching and has not played in about a year.


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This story was first published on May 22, 2023. It was updated May 23, 2023, to correct that Ross’ partner is Josh Riley, not Brad Keenan.

The Associated Press

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