David Popovici, World Champion Swimmer, Melts Gold Medal for Children With Cancer | NBC Sports

Romanian swimmer David Popovici donated one of his 2022 World Championships gold medals, having it melted to benefit children with cancer.

In a video featuring Popovici from the Romanian medical laboratory company MedLife, the ribbon is cut off a 2022 World Championships gold medal. The medal is then dipped into a machine that melts it.

The medal is being cut into more than 100 gold bows — a symbol of the fight against childhood cancer — that will be given to children who beat cancer, according to MedLife.

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