Natasha Jonas on balancing motherhood with boxing glory: 'Sometimes you feel like you are not doing what you should do'

By Daily Sports Nigeria on March 10, 2022

Views: 274

Jonas, a Team GB Olympics pioneer, became a world champion at the third time of asking last month by capturing the WBO super-welterweight title.

Jonas said about balancing motherhood with professional sport: "It can be tough. It is the expectation that you put on yourself.

"It is what society says that being a mother should entail".

"Sometimes you feel like you are not doing what you should do".

"But when I speak to other working mums, they suffer the same struggles. They don't feel like they have enough time. They don't feel like they are doing everything right".

"Now I feel at ease that it will never be perfect.

"I am in the same boat as most working mums."

She revealed her daughter's role in a previous fight: "In the Harper camp we had gone into a lockdown so she came with me into the gym.

"She had never been involved so heavily as she was during that camp.

 

Source Sky Sports

Posted March 10, 2022


 

You may also like...
Argentina will test Eagles readiness for World Cup-...

Arsenal Grab Barcelona’s Denis Suarez

Man City Need To Win Champions League —...

Brook eyes the ring by end of 2017...

Ighalo Cleared For Coronavirus, Set To Play First...

Taekwondo Federation to hold elections Friday

 

Latest News Arsenal seek record win against Leicester Messi absent for first time since 2005 as Ballon d’Or nominees are unveiled Africa’s best, Asisat Oshoala, nominated for 2022 Ballon d’Or Nigeria is third best nation at 19th UFAK WAC Nottingham Forest bid £20m for Super Eagles’ Emmanuel Dennis FIFA U- 20 Women’s World Cup: Nigeria pips France 1-0 ‘Asaba ready to host first Diamond Superstars Kickboxing Championship’ Former Portugal midfielder Chalana dies aged 63 First batch of athletes arrive to rousing reception in Abuja Barcelona sell off assets to make signings in attempt to restore glory days Even in victory Bencic feels Serena’s aura Real Madrid Vs Frankfurt – Preview And Predictions

 

Most Read Rangers International going, going . . . (50,087 views) Amaju Pinnick: A cat with nine lives (41,270 views) Second Term: Amaju Pinnick, Other NFF Heavyweights Home to Roost •How Pinnick Broke the Jinx (39,673 views) Missing $150,000 IAAF Grant: Solomon Dalung’s Hide and Seek game (39,658 views) Sports Development: Zenith Bank on the zenith (39,390 views) Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s solid footprints, commitment to sports development in Kano State (39,235 views) Current issues in Nigerian sports: Matters arising (38,945 views) NFF Presidency: Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi, Okoye in Battle for Supremacy (38,327 views) Olopade, BET9A wave of revolution in NNL (37,709 views) Commonwealth Games 2018: Shame of Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Dalung (36,613 views) Ibrahimovic’s Man U exit: Whose decision is it? And in whose interest? (34,975 views) John Mikel Obi: Segun Odegbami’s Outrageous Call! (34,445 views)

 

 


 

News Athletics (445) Basketball (304) Boxing (736) Columnists (674) Euro Soccer Update (13657) Fans Assembly (6) From the Grassroots (68) Golf (124) Interviews (17) Live Commentary (7) News (8169) NPL Glo Premier League (1316) People and Places (22) Readers Parliament (10) Tennis (940)

 

 

 

Phone numbers

Tel: +234(0)8066020976
+234(0)8055068145
+234(0)7013416146
+234(0)8094272884

Email addresses

info@dailysportsng.com
support@dailysportsng.com
publisher@dailysportsng.com

Office address

No 3, Adetoun Close, Off College Road, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos.
Website: www.dailysportsng.com

Social Media