Heroic Olympian sells medal to pay for a 3-year-old's cancer treatment

Poland's Piotr Malachowski won a silver medal in the discus throw in Rio de Janiero last week, one of just 11 medals won by his nation's athletes at the Olympic Games.Immediately after returning home, Malachowski volunteered to give up his medal in order to help a 3-year-old boy named Olek Szymanski, who needed nearly $100,000 to receive treatment for retinoblastoma, a rare form...
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August 25, 2016

Polish discus thrower auctioning off silver medal to save boy’s eyes

Piotr Malachowski is using his latest Olympic achievement, a silver medal, in an attempt to save a boy’s eyes. The Polish discus thrower won silver at the 2016 Rio Olympics, but instead of hanging the medal in a trophy case or proudly wearing it around Poland, he’s instead selling it for good reason. Malachowski announced on his Facebook page that he’s auctioning off his...
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August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Germany's Harting takes gold in men's discus throw

It came down to the very last throw, but Germany's Christoph Harting - whose brother, Robert, won gold in 2012 - just beat out Poland's Piotr Malachowski for gold in the discus throw.
Via CSN Chicago
August 13, 2016

German brothers win back-to-back discus gold medals

Gold: Christoph Harting (Germany) Silver: Piotr Malachowski (Poland) Bronze: Daniel Jasinski (Germany) Germanys Christoph Harting won the Olympic discus throw gold medal on Saturday, four years after his older brother Robert won the same title. Polands Piotr Malachowski, the 2015 world champion, led through the first five attempts. Then on the sixth and final attempt, Christoph threw...
Via CSN Chicago
August 13, 2016

The Latest: Malachowski wins discus world title for Poland

BEIJING (AP) The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): --- 8:52 p.m. Piotr Malachowski won the discus throw with a best mark of 67.40 meters to claim his first world championship title and give Poland a third gold medal in throwing events in Beijing. Malachowski was a silver medalist at the 2008 Olympics at the Bird's Nest and a two-time silver medalist at...
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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