Olympic 2012 memorabilia auction stars gold medal game basketball


2015-06-26 12:57:02


Olympic 2012 memorabilia auction stars gold medal game basketball

Pining for the Olympics? The ongoing auction of London 2012 memorabilia could help

The basketball used in America's Olympic gold medal winning 107-100 victory over Spain yesterday is currently auctioning in a London 2012 memorabilia sale.

With less than eight hours left to bid it is selling for 3,030, while a net used in the match is trading for 3,005.

2012 Olympic basketball auction3,030 and rising with just hours to go

They are among several superb pieces of Olympic 2012 game-used items currently up for grabs at the London 2012 official site.

A javelin used in the men's competition is currentlymaking 2,000, such is the draw of the Olympics with buyers.

The complete set of score sheets from the Heptathlon, won by the Games' poster girl Jessica Ennis, have already sold for 4,030, while a 2012 Olympic torch autographed by Tour de France and Olympic men's time trial winner Bradley Wiggins closed at 13,000.

Meanwhile, Polish windsurfer Zofia Noceti-Klepacka plans to sell the bronze medal she won in the RS-X class to help a neighbour.

Noceti-Klepacka revealed before the Games that she would auction any medal she might win to raise funds fora five-year-old girl who suffers from cystic fibrosis.

"Susan is my neighbour, I've known her since birth. I've seen that she has had problems, how many times she was in the hospital, she spent so much time there with her mum," she told Polskie Radio.

"Everyone here is praying that Susan survives. Not everyone can see it, but cystic fibrosis can be a fatal disease. Before the Games I said I was going to London to try and win a medal for her."

Nodate for the auction has yet been announced.

You can view our sports memorabilia for sale here.

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