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Athletes Who Witnessed To Jesus & Mary In The Last Olympic Games

Athletes Who Witnessed To Jesus & Mary In The Last Olympic Games

We have put together some athletes who publicly witnessed to Jesus and Mary during the last Olympic games in Rio, Brazil. Below are the names of those we wrote about in this blog and a link to the blog posts. You can notify us of any athlete we have not included in this list please.

1. Katie Ledecky

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Katie Ledecky

In an interview last month with the Catholic Standard, swimmer Katie Ledecky revealed the Catholic Church has been incredibly influential in shaping her worldview, particularly as an Olympic champion. “The Hail Mary Is A Beautiful Prayer And I Find That It Calms Me” she said

2. Meseret Defar

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Meseret Defar

In thanksgiving to Our Lady of Perpetual Help for winning a gold medal in the women’s 5000m finals on Friday, Ethiopia’s Meseret Defar showed to the world the One whom she invokes.

3. Usain Bolt

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I Want To Be Know As The Athlete Who Glorified God – Brianna Rollins US Olympic Gold Medalist

I Want To Be Know As The Athlete Who Glorified God – Brianna Rollins US Olympic Gold Medalist

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Brianna Rollins 100-meter Hurdle Olympic Gold Medalist

U.S. women for the first time in history swept the 100-meter hurdles event last night and won all three medals. Brianna Rollins crossed the finish line in 12.48 seconds to win the gold medal and Nia Ali finished at 12.59 seconds to win silver while Kristi Castlin won the bronze medal finishing at 12.61 seconds just .02 seconds ahead of Great Britain’s Cindy Ofili

When gold medalist Brianna Rollins was asked how she and her fellow athletes prepared for the race, she said “we formed a prayer circle this morning and we just let His presence come upon us.”

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(L-R) Kristi Castlin, Brianna Rollins, and Nia Ali (USA) celebrate after sweeping the 100 hurdles.

Rollins competed at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, but did not make the Olympic team, finishing sixth in the 100 metres hurdles with a time of 12.94.

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