Record-Setting South African Olympic Swimmer Tatjana Schoenmaker Gives God the Glory

Tatjana Schoenmaker (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Tatjana Schoenmaker — an Olympic swimmer from South Africa — set a new record Wednesday in the women’s 200-meter breaststroke, and she’s using her success to point others to God.

The swimmer finished the preliminary round with a time of 2:19.16.

The 24-year-old Olympian broke another record in the preliminary rounds for the 100-meter breaststroke with a time of 1:04.82. She ended up claiming the silver medal in the Monday event, Sportsnet reported.

As for the 200-meter breaststroke, the final is slated for Thursday.

In all her competitions in Tokyo, Schoenmaker has worn — under her green South Africa swim cap — another cap proclaiming her faith.

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SOURCE: CBN News; Faithwire, Tré Goins-Phillips

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