|Klitschko speaks out on why he sold his Olympic Boxing Gold Medal
By Johnny Benz, Doghouse Boxing (July 26, 2012) Doghouse Boxing
By Johnny Benz, Doghouse Boxing. - With the Olympic starting today, countless athletes are competing with
the ultimate goal of winning a gold medal for their country. In 1996,
Wladimir Klitschko achieved that goal and won a Gold in Boxing for his
country, Ukraine. Although the medal meant a lot to Klitschko, he has
since sold it for $1 million dollars.
In March of this year, Klitschko sold his medal. Recently quoted on CNN, Klitschko discussed why he sold his medal.
Klitschko stated: "I did sell the medal in March and 100% of the funds,
which is $1 million, went to the Klitschko Brothers Foundation... we
care about education and sport, that is the key in any children's life."
Wladimir added: "If they have knowledge they can succeed with
that in their adult life and sport gives them the rules... how to
respect your opponent, how to respect the rules."
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