Lee Evans hopes to sell Gold Medals (DONE)
"Evans, the San Jose State runner who won gold medals in the 400 meters and the 1,600 relay in Mexico City, said he hopes to raise $250,000 from the sale of both medals to help build a school in Liberia.
'I don’t need the medals,” he said by telephone from Nigeria. 'I need money to build the school.' "
Actions Against Athletics Federation of Nigeria
Elliott Almond | The Mercury News
World Harmony Run - 100 Countries, 6 Continents, 70,000 km, Billions of Hearts...
One of our noted guests was Dr Phil Shinnick, founder of Athletes United for Peace, and a UNESCO Good Will Ambassador. As a long-jump champion in 1963, Dr Shinnick jumped 8.33, which bettered the then world record of 8.31.