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Tony Martin auctioned his Olympic medal to help Ukraine victims

Tony Martin auctioned his Olympic medal to help Ukraine victims

The former German cyclist will auction his Olympic silver medal in London 2012 to help the victims of the Ukrainian war

Tony Martin auctioned his silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics

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Former German cyclist Tony Martin, who retired in 2021 with four world titles and five stages in the Tour de France, will be auctioning off his Olympic silver medal in London 2012. Helping the victims of the Ukrainian war.

Tony Martin (Cottbus, 36) indicated in the Bild newspaper that the money collected will go to help the victims of the war in Ukraine.

“If I could tell my grandchildren that I helped people with this medal, it would mean a lot to me. Nobody can take away my memories,” commented the former German champion.

The rider, who retired from the 2021 season in a Jumbo Visma jersey, expects the auction of his Olympic medal to raise about 20,000 euros.

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