Polish Olympian Maria Andrejczyk received attention this week for her wonderful gesture.
Andrejczyk won the silver medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo in the javelin throw. The 25-year-old then heard about a sick 8-month-old baby, Miloszek Malysa, who needs heart surgery. She decided to auction off her silver medal as a fund-raiser to help pay for the boy to undergo surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center.
This was her announcement last week regarding her intent to sell the medal: