Speed skater Van der Poel gives Olympic gold medal to jailed Chinese bookseller Gui Minhai

Feb 25, 2022 | INVESTING

Swedish speed skater Nils van der Poel has given one of the two gold medals he won in Beijing to Chinese-Swedish dissident Gui Minhai to protest against China’s human rights violations, Amnesty International said on Friday.Van der Poel, who was fiercely critical of the decision to award Beijing the Winter Olympic Games, gave his 10,000 metre gold medal to Angela Gui, the daughter of bookseller Gui Minhai, who is serving 10 years in prison in China on charges of illegally providing intelligence…

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