At the Tokyo Olympics, more elite athletes than ever are speaking out about the need for more support for mothers. When the starting pistol went off at the Olympic Stadium for the women’s 400-meter final on Friday, two mothers were on the starting line – Allyson Felix and Quanera Hayes.

Felix took bronze in the race, which brings her total up to 10 career Olympic medals. That’s a record number of Olympic medals for a woman in track and field. It also brings her even with Carl Lewis’ record Olympic medal count for a U.S. track and field athlete. Hayes placed seventh. Read More