See what Sidney McLaughlin said after breaking his own world record...
Olympic track and field gold champion Sydney McLaughlin, who on July 23 in Oregon at the World Athletics Championships
smashed her own world record in the 400-meter hurdles, is using her time in the spotlight to spread her Christian faith.
She gave full credit to God for breaking her previous record, which she had made a month earlier, in a social media post that has already gained over 400,000 likes.
The 22-year-old New Jersey resident's 50.68-second time marked her fourth world record break in the event this year.
Following the victory, McLaughlin shared a quote from Hebrews 4:16 on Instagram, which shows God's kindness in caring for his people:
So let's boldly visit the throne of our loving God. There, we shall experience His kindness and find grace that will assist us in our hour of need.
McLaughlin added that her perseverance and prayer "divinely culminated in 50.68 seconds" in her Inst caption.
After her most recent victory, McLaughlin was questioned by NBC Sports about how she achieved her aim. She continued, "I'll have to start off by saying all the praise to God," adding that He had given her the power to reach this goal.