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Auctioneer at Christie's sells The winner's cup from the first Olympic marathon at the Athens 1896 Games on April 18th 2012...The winner's cup has been sold for almost £550,000 as part of an Olympic memorabilia auction...The Breal's Silver Cup, presented to Greek Spyridon (Spyros) Louis, went on sale at Christie's in London...The 15cm cup was expected to fetch up to £160,000 when it was sold off by the runner's grandson - but it was bought by an anonymous bidder for £541,250..The sale also included eight Olympic relay torches. .Photo Ki Price.
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Auctioneer at Christie's sells The winner's cup from the first Olympic marathon at the Athens 1896 Games  on April 18th 2012...The winner's cup  has been sold for almost £550,000 as part of an Olympic memorabilia auction...The Breal's Silver Cup, presented to Greek Spyridon (Spyros) Louis, went on sale at Christie's in London...The 15cm cup was expected to fetch up to £160,000 when it was sold off by the runner's grandson - but it was bought by an anonymous bidder for £541,250..The sale also included eight Olympic relay torches. .Photo Ki Price.