In Passionate Letter, Allyson Felix Shows Her Daughter — and the World — What a Strong Mama Looks Like

The Olympic track star said that despite her Olympic gold, Camryn is her 'greatest accomplishment.'

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“I deeply want you to see me standing on the top of that podium with gold around my neck and know that Mommy worked hard for it.”

The Olympic track star said that despite her Olympic gold, Camryn is her 'greatest accomplishment.'

Kate SchweitzerYour browser does not support iframes.Track star Allyson Felix certainly has her priorities in order. Ahead of her first race at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday, she has made it clear that her most important role is that of a mother to her 2-year-old daughter, Camryn.

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In a new NBC video, the five-time Olympian stood on stage and recited a powerful, passionate letter to"my sweet baby girl," Cammy."I had you after four Olympic games, six gold medals, three silver," she said."Yet my greatest accomplishment is you."

She continued:"Do you know what they said after I had you? They said I'd retire, that I was too old to complete, that I couldn't get my body back in shape, but Cammy, here I am to prove them wrong." Read more: POPSUGAR Fitness »

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