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What did the Fiji Olympic team do after winning its first gold medal? They sang to God!

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Deacon Greg Kandra - published on 08/20/16

This is just wonderful:

Go to NBCOlympics.com and you’ll find a video titled “Fiji rugby players sing after winning gold.” The full caption accompanying the video reads, “The Fiji men’s rugby team sang in celebration after winning the gold medal.” Oh, NBC, it was much more. They sang alright. They sang like David sang. This was the first Olympic gold medal Fiji has won in that nation’s entire history, and the Fiji rugby 7 were singing about the King. It’s a gospel hymn called “E Da SA Qaqa.” Translation: “We Are Winners Because Of This World.” The lyrics: “We have overcome, We have overcome. By the blood of the lamb in the Word of the Lord We have overcome.”
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