Skates of one of the authors of the “Miracle on ice” sold for $ 97 thousand

Skates, the ex-goalkeeper of team USA , Jim Craig, in which he played at the winter Olympics of 1980 in the USA national team, was sold at auction. As reported by Sports Collectors Daily, the skates I bought for $ 97 thousand In these skates Craig played for team USA during the “Miracle on ice”.

The “miracle on ice” hockey match between the USSR and the USA held on 22 February 1980 at the winter Olympics in lake placid. Speaking in the rank of operating world Champions and winners of the Olympic games, the Soviet team unexpectedly lost with the score 3:4 the American national team made of players of student’s teams. The match was played a crucial role in the distribution of medals in hockey tournament.

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