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In this Nov. 19, 2013 photo, Dan Imler of SCP Auctions shows Jessie Owens gold medal from the 1936 Olympics at the SCP Auctions in Laguna Nigel, Calif. One of the four Olympic gold medals won by track and field star Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games is set to go on the auction block. SCP Auctions says the medal could sell for upward of $1 million in the online auction. (AP Photo/Raquel Dillon)

Owens' Olympic gold medal sells for record $1.4M

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LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. — An Olympic gold medal won by Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games has sold for a record $1.4 million in an online auction.

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SCP Auctions said Pittsburgh Penguins co-owner Ron Burkle paid $1,466,574, the highest price for a piece of Olympic memorabilia. The online auction ended Sunday.

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