BENEFITING: WORLD COUNCIL OF HELLENES ABROAD USA REGION INC
EVENT DATE: Apr 18, 2012
Marathon runner Spyros Louis's cup up for auction with Christie's.
The silver cup awarded to the Greek runner who won the first Olympic marathon in 1896 will be sold at a London auction three months before the start of this year's Summer Games.
Auction house Christie's says the engraved 6-inch (15-centimeter) cup had been in Louis's family for 116 years but will be sold by his grandson on April 18.
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