#Silver Medal

Silver medal from 1904 Olympics goes for almost $83K

St. Louis silver is lining the pocket of some memorabilia collector, now that a medal from the 1904 Olympics has been bought at auction. On Thursday, an unidentified buyer submitted the winning bid of $82,499 for a silver medal awarded to U.S. athlete Daniel Frank, who finished second in the running broad jump (now known as the long jump.)
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Women’s basketball pioneer Lusia Harris dies at 66

Women’s basketball pioneer Lusia Harris has died at the age of 66. Harris was the only woman to be officially drafted by an NBA team and scored the first points in women’s basketball history at the Olympics. She was drafted by the New Orleans Jazz in the seventh round in 1977, but didn’t try out for the team because she was pregnant at the time. Harris helped Delta State University win three straight national titles in the 1970s and earned a silver medal for the United States at the Montreal Olympics in 1976.

Shin Eui-hyun, 'The Iron Man of Pyeongchang'... world championship silver medal

Korea's only Winter Paralympic gold medalist, 'Pyeongchang Iron Man' Eui-hyeon Shin, won a valuable silver medal at the World Paralympic Nordic Ski Championships, further illuminating Beijing's prospects. Correspondent Lee Jeong-chan. <Reporter>. Eui-hyeon Shin ran across the snowfields of Lillehammer without hesitation in the 18km sedentary cross-country event. He climbed uphill...

Jungman earns silver at Shotgun Selection

Will compete in Men’s Skeet on 2022 National Team at this year’s World Cup matches. Caldwell’s Phillip Jungman shot a perfect 25 in Round 10 to solidify his position on the 2022 USA National Team by earning him the silver medal in Men’s Skeet at last week’s 2022 Shotgun Selection Match in Tucson, Arizona. Jungman finished the 10 round competition with a total score of 244, three back of his Olympic teammate Vincent Hancock of Eatonton, Georgia, with his score of 247. Adam …

Justin Kripps and Cam Stones win World Cup bobsled silver in Switzerland

Canadian Olympic gold medalist Justin Kripps of Summerland, British Columbia and brakeman Cameron Stones of Oshawa, Ontario won a World Cup men’s silver medal in St. Moritz, Switzerland on Saturday. It was one of two medals won by Canadian bobsledders on Saturday as Cynthia Appiah of Toronto, Ontario won the bronze medal in women’s monobob. The medals are significant because it was the final World Cup bobsled event of the 2021-22 season and has come three weeks before the start of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing.