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Belarusian freestyler Alexey Grishin has sold the Olympic gold medal won in 2010 in Vancouver behind 68,7 thousand dollars. It is reported by Insidethegames.
The award was sold at auction. The buyer was a collector from Belarus. Also Grishin earned 28.4 thousand dollars on the sale of the bronze medal Games in salt lake city in 2002.
The money needed to Belarusian athlete for the treatment of a loved one. About the freestyler said in mid-July. All proceeds he promised to send to help the sick.
40-year-old Grishin, the Olympic champion of 2010, on account of his bronze Games in 2002. He became the first in the history of Belarus champion of the winter Olympics. In addition, Grishin became world champion in 2001.
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