Polish javelin thrower Maria Andrejczyk auctioned off her silver medal from the Tokyo Olympics for $125,000 with the goal of using the funds to help an infant receive a life-saving heart surgery. Andrejczyk explained that she learned about a fundraiser for 8-month-old Miloszek Malysa. The boy had a serious heart defect and was in need of surgery, but the family needed financial support. Andrejczyk promptly auctioned off her silver medal, which was purchased by a Polish supermarket chain, who then returned the medal to Andrejczyk. The money raised will allow the boy to get the necessary surgery at Stanford University Medical Center.

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