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Owens Gold Medal Sold for £900k

Dec 08, 2013

SCP Auctions said an anonymous bidder paid 1,466,574 US dollars (£897,119), the highest price for a piece of Olympic memorabilia. The online auction ended today.

Owens won gold in the 100 and 200 metres, 4x100m relay and long jump at the games attended by Adolf Hitler, who used the Olympics to showcase his ideas of Aryan supremacy.

 
 

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