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Sastre's yellow jersey auctioned for 15,000 euro

By:
Peter Hymas
Published:
December 25, 2008, 0:00 GMT,
Updated:
April 22, 2009, 19:47 BST
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News, December 25, 2008
Sastre auctioned this jersey

Sastre auctioned this jersey

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The yellow jersey worn by Tour champion Carlos Sastre during the final stage of the 2008 Tour de...

The yellow jersey worn by Tour champion Carlos Sastre during the final stage of the 2008 Tour de France sold for 15,000 euro on eBay according to AFP.

The money from this auction will go to the Victor Sastre Sports Foundation, founded and chaired by Carlos Sastre's father, that helps children in need. A portion of the revenue will be also be donated to a non-governmental organization, SID-CAN, which fights AIDS and cancer.

On July 29, 2008 Carlos Sastre donated 10,000 euro to the University Hospital of Gent while he visited young cancer patients being treated at the facility.

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