Isinbayeva gives birth to first child

Reuters| Updated: Jun 30, 2014, 00:44 AM IST

Moscow: Double Olympic pole vault champion and 28-times world record holder Yelena Isinbayeva has given birth to a girl, the Russian Athletics Federation said in a statement on Sunday.

The baby is the 32-year-old`s first child.

Isinbayeva decided to take a break from athletics after winning gold at the world championships in Moscow in August.