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By Gregory Tomlin, Christian Examiner
RIO DE JANEIRO (Christian Examiner) – In the run up to the Rio Olympics, first-time Olympian Maya DiRado told a journalist she believed God didn’t really care whether or not she won in the competition.
“I don’t think God really cares about my swimming very much,” DiRado said in June. “This is not my end purpose, to make the Olympic team. My God is powerful and in control, but I don’t think he cares whether I win. It’s interesting theology you can get into when it’s a God of victory in your sport.”
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