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India’s 1st individual Olympic Medal, put up for auction

India’s 1st individual Olympic Medal, put up for auction

Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav's Olympic bronze medal, independent India's first ever individual Olympic medal, has been put up for auction by the late wrestler's family. A 27-year-old Jadhav won a bronze medal in the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. Reportedly the family seek to use the funds to build a wrestling academy in the Olympic champion’s honour. Jadhav's son said that it was his father's dream to set up a world-class wrestling academy.

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