Original drawing of Olympic rings sells for 1,85,000 euros

Bengaluru, July 27

An authentic drawing of the Olympic rings by the founding father of the trendy Games, Pierre de Coubertin, has fetched 1,85,000 euros ($2,16,302) at public sale in Cannes, the public sale home mentioned.

“The drawing was sold to a Brazilian collector for a price of 1,85,000 euros plus 27% costs, or 2,34,950 euros,” Alexandre Debussy, affiliate director of Cannes Encheres, informed French media.

Coubertin created the interlocking rings, that are colored blue, yellow, black, inexperienced and crimson on a white area, in 1913. They formally debuted on the 1920 Olympic Games in Antwerp.

The Olympic Manifesto, which was written by Coubertin in 1892 and led to the revival of the Olympic Games, bought for over $eight million at an public sale in New York City in December final yr. Reuters

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