CALIFORNIA (AP) -- An Olympic gold medal won by Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games has sold for a record US$1.4 million in an online auction.
SCP Auctions said Pittsburgh Penguins co-owner Ron Burkle paid US$1,466,574, the highest price for a piece of Olympic memorabilia. The online auction ended Sunday.
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Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (left) and Veronica Campbell Brown are all smiles as they lap up the adoration following their gold and bronze medal performances in the women's 100m final at the London Olympics yesterday. In winning the event Fraser-Pryce became the third women in the history of the Olympics to complete back-to-back 100m victories.
(Photo: Bryan Cummings)
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