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1988 Olympic gold nets green for seller

Darpan News Desk The Canadian Press, 25 Jul, 2020
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A Boston-based auction house says it has sold a gold medal presented at the Calgary 1988 Winter Olympics.

RR Auction says a buyer paid $15,365 at an Olympic memorabilia sale held this month.

The name of the seller has not been released.

The medal was won by the Soviet Union in the 4 x 7.5-kilometre biathlon relay.

A gold medal from the 1908 Olympics in London sold for more than $33,000.

The torch from the Oslo 1952 Olympics fetched a price of $55,000.

Members of the biathlon team that won the biathlon medal were Dmitry Vasilyev, Sergei Tchepikov, Alexandr Popov and Valeriy Medvedtsev.

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