Olympian Glorifies God After Historic Win as 1st Black Female Gold Medalist in Wrestling

@USAWrestling, Twitter

Congratulations to this talented Olympian! 👏👏👏

Olympian Tamyra Mensah-Stock made history on Aug. 3 as the first black female to win a gold medal in wrestling. She is now the number-one female wrestler in the world! 😱

After winning the women’s freestyle 68kg wrestling final, she said “it’s by the grace of God I’m able to even move my feet. I just leave it in His hands.”

The 28-year-old Olympian added how much it amazes her that “there is no cap to the limit that I can do.”

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The full tweet reads, “Tamyra Mensah-Stock just became the 1st U.S. black woman to win wrestling gold and she is a JOY to listen to. This can’t help but bring a smile to your soul.

“‘It’s by the grace of God I’m able to even move my feet… I just leave it in his hands.'” 

In another interview, the gold medalist said she “100 percent knew she could do it.”

“I knew it would be hard. I prayed I could do it. In my wildest dreams, I knew I could do it.”

Mensah-Stock also expressed in a Feb. 2021 Instagram post that she hopes she inspires others in doing “all things through Christ.”

Here’s her post below:

@mensahtamyrastock, Instagram

The post reads, “I love who I am and who I am becoming. I hope that I can reach the hearts and minds of many with my story and show them that you can do all things through Christ! I am a #proudblackwoman ready to encourage the world. 🌎  #Godbless”.

What an beautiful example! 😇

St. Sebastian, patron saint of athletes, please pray for us!

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[See also: Olympian Lifts Up Our Lady’s Miraculous Medal After Winning Gold Medal for the Philippines]

[See also: U.S. Olympic Runner Praises God After Setting World Record: “Jesus Has Given Me Everything”]

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