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Jesse Owens 1936 Olympic Gold Fetches Record US $1.4m

Dec 09, 2013

An Olympic gold medal won by Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games has sold for a record US$1.4 million at auction.

Ron Burkle, co-owner of the Pittsburgh Penguins ice hockey team, paid US$1,466,574, the highest price ever fetched by a piece of Olympic memorabilia.

 
 

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