Thursday, August 9, 2012

Olympic strength

(Orthodoxy, Then and Now) - Russian gymnast Kseniia Afanaseva holds a portrait of an Orthodox Saint after her performance during the artistic gymnastics women's floor exercise final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday Aug. 7, 2012, in London. Afanaseva placed the portrait near the mat prior to her performance. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)


  1. I believe Xenia is holding an icon of St Xenia, Fool-for-Christ.

  2. I was wondering if that were St. Xenia. It would make sense.