Polish javelin silver medallist

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Polish Olympian Auctions Silver Medal For Infant's Heart Surgery

Poland's Maria Magdalena Andrejczyk who won the silver medal for Javelin's throw at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 posted on Facebook that she would go ahead and sell off her silver to pay for an 8-month-old Miloszek Malysa's heart surgery. The top contender was the Polish convenience store chain, Zabka, placing a bid of $125,000. Zabka, however, did not claim the medal and said that they would let the Olympian keep her Silver. 

Sat, 21 Aug 2021 - 05:49 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Tokyo Olympics, Polish Athlete, Silver Medal, Javelin Throw, Heart surgery

Courtesy: NPR