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Pictured: The winners medal was silver and not gold
An extremely rare winner's medal from the first ever Olympics has sold for £131,000 following a bidding war. ($180,000)
The unknown champion received a silver medal for coming first at the 1896 games in Athens, Greece.
The runner-up got a bronze medal and there was no reward for finishing third.