Poland’s javelin thrower Maria Andrejczyk auctioned her Tokyo Olympics silver medal for $125,000. She did so to boost funds for the center surgical procedure of an toddler in Poland. “It didn’t take me long to decide, it was the first fundraiser I entered and I knew it was the right one,” Maria mentioned on Fb.
She appealed for a fundraiser by way of her Fb. “Miloszek has a serious heart defect, surgery is needed. He also has support in advance from Winnie-a boy who didn’t make it in time, but great people decided to donate his funds to Miloszek. And that’s how I also want to help. He’s the one I’m auctioning off my silver medal of the Olympic Games,” she wrote on Fb on August 11.
Later, it was discovered that Zabka, a grocery store chain raised the cash for the toddler in order that his remedy would proceed at Stanford College Medical Heart within the USA.
“On Friday I received this wonderful information, and due to the fact that you dears have already done wonders and joint forces have paid more than the equivalent of the initial medal to the Miloszek account – I decided to end the auction so that our Mi łoosz will receive the whole amount as soon as possible and can fly to the USA. The winner, and at the same time, the company I will be eternally grateful to is the company Żabka,” she introduced on Fb on August 16.
She received the silver medal in Tokyo 2020 on 6 August. She missed out on a medal in 2016 Rio Olympics, however got here again stronger within the 2020 Tokyo Olympics even after going by way of a most cancers remedy in 2018.