Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Jamaican-American track star Sanya Richards-Ross welcomes baby boy

A pregnant Sanya Richards-Ross and her husband, Aaron, pose for Essence magazine earlier this year.

A pregnant Sanya Richards-Ross and her husband, Aaron, pose for Essence magazine earlier this year.

Jamaican-American retired track and field athlete, Sanya Richards-Ross, and her husband,  former NFL player Aaron Ross, welcomed their first child on Saturday.

Richards-Ross took to Instagram on Sunday to announce the birth of her son, Aaron Jermaine Ross II.

"My prince has arrived!!!!" she said. "There is no greater love."

Richards-Ross gave birth just days after Jamaican runner Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce gave birth to a son, Zyon D. Pryce.

 

8/12/17.... my prince has arrived!!!! There is no greater love ❤️ #AJRII #FirstTimeMommy #MyLove

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The couple have been married since 2010.

Richards-Ross retired last year, drawing the curtains down on a succesful career in which she won both Olympic and World Championship gold. She migrated from Jamaica to the United States in her early teens.

Ross was a cornerback in the NFL.  He won two Super Bowl titles representing the New York Giants.