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Brenton Rickard recovers stolen swimming medals with help of good Samaritan – ABC News

Some of Brenton Rickard’s medals are still missing, but the retired swimmer says he’s grateful for the honesty of the auction bidder.

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Former Olympic swimmer Brenton Rickard has been reunited with dozens of medals that were allegedly stolen from his Gold Coast home a year ago.
Key points:

  • 100 medals went missing from the swimmer’s Gold Coast home in May last year
  • Those recovered include Commonwealth Games silver medals from 2006 and 2010
  • A woman bought some of them online for $32 and later contacted Rickard via Facebook

About 100 medals were taken from the breaststroker’s family home at Bundall which was unoccupied due to renovations.

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