David Boudia and Steele Johnson (Synchronized Diving)
Not only did this duo give glory to God after winning the silver, Boudia has written a whole book about his faith. Read more.
Simone Biles (Gymnastics)
A practicing Catholic, Biles keeps a rosary in her bag and regularly light candles, asking the intercession of St. Sebastian, before big events. Read more.
Simone Manuel (Swimming)
After becoming the first African-American woman to medal in an individual swimming event (with a world record time!), Manuel's first response was to thank God: "All I can say is all glory to God. It's definitely been a long journey these past four years. I'm just so blessed to have a gold medal. I'm just so blessed." Read more.
Katie Ledecky (Swimming)
She's won four medals at the Rio Olympics, and she says a Hail Mary before every race. Read more.
Looking for more?
Read more about the role of faith at the Olympics.
Here are some other Olympic athletes who put God before Gold.
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