A Boston-based auction house says it has sold a gold medal presented at the Calgary 1988 Winter Olympics.
RR Auction says a buyer paid $15,365 at an Olympic memorabilia sale held this month.
The name of the seller has not been released.
The medal was won by the Soviet Union in the 4 x 7.5-kilometre biathlon relay.
A gold medal from the 1908 Olympics in London sold for more than $33,000.
The torch from the Oslo 1952 Olympics fetched a price of $55,000.
Members of the biathlon team that won the biathlon medal were Dmitry Vasilyev, Sergei Tchepikov, Alexandr Popov and Valeriy Medvedtsev.