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Jesse Owens’ gold medal auctioned for nearly $1.5 million, sets record

Dec 08, 2013

Jesse Owens’ 1936 gold medal sold for $1,466,574 at auction Sunday, setting a record for the highest price ever paid for Olympic memorabilia.

New owner Ron Burkle, a billionaire investor and co-owner of the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team, plans to use it for a future educational tour of historic pieces.

 
 

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