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“It feels so wrong to sit on the couch and accept this situation”. Cyclist Tony Martin to auction off his only Olympic medal to raise funds for Ukraine

“It feels so wrong to sit on the couch and accept this situation”. Cyclist Tony Martin to auction off his only Olympic medal to raise funds for Ukraine

German cyclist Tony Martin auctions off silver medal from 2012 Summer Olympics to raise money for Ukrainian children. In an Instagram post, he said it felt wrong “to sit on the couch and accept the situation” after seeing pictures of what has been happening in Ukraine since the start of Russia’s invasion.

“It’s not easy to separate me from the biggest trophy I could win in my career but considering the fact that millions of people lost almost everything, it is something I really want to do,” — said the athlete.

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