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Olympics Gear From Rio Now For Sale

Want to own a piece of Olympics history? Well, you can now buy some.

If you still haven’t gotten your fill of the Olympics, why not buy a ball used in one of the games or a pair of boxing gloves worn by an Olympic champion?

Seriously.

The Rio 2016 Organizing Committee has apparently begun auctioning off equipment used in this year’s games on its website, according to CNNMoney. The proceeds from the auctioned equipment will go toward paying for the costs of the games, apparently.

Of course, the more significant items, like a rugby ball from Fiji’s gold medal-winning defeat of Great Britain in the final of the men’s rugby tournament, which can currently be had for $700, are going for the most money. A pair of boxing gloves used by Olympic champion Robson Conceição is currently going for $1,000 but still has five days remaining to bid.

But fans of this year’s Olympics who might not want to break the bank can also pick up a tennis ball used in the first round for $46 or a basketball from a women’s preliminary round game for $130.

There’s also an American flag used during the closing ceremony going for $850, while several of the torches used to carry the Olympic flame from Athens to Rio are going for $1,500–$4,600.

The auction is expected to continue through the fall, with more items being added for sale as time goes on.

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