Lot #7088
Grenoble 1968 Winter Olympics Silver Medal Winner's Diploma

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Estimate: $1000+

Description

Official second-place winner's diploma from the Grenoble 1968 Winter Olympics, 12.5 x 17.25, awarded to "Suchy Jan" [Jan Suchý] for his silver-medal finish as part of the Czechoslovakian men's hockey team. The diploma is signed in ink by IOC president Avery Brundage, the Organizing Committee President, and the Director General. In fine condition. Sometimes referred to as the 'European Bobby Orr,' Suchy scored two goals in the 1968 Olympic tournament. He would go on to win the first two Golden Hockey Stick awards as Czechoslovakia's best player in 1969 and 1970, and was named the best defenseman at the ice hockey world championships in 1969 and 1971.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Olympic Memorabilia
  • Dates: #601 - Ended January 21, 2021