Medal for third place in 440 yard swim race, won by Lily Beaurepaire - 11 February 1918

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Medal
Date Used
11 Feb 1918
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Brief Description
Gold medal won by Lily Beaurepaire for third place in a 440 yards swim in Melbourne on 11 February, 1918. Obverse features a scene of two figures swimming framed by an ornate border with fish and floral details. Text in legend reads "THE AUSTRALIAN LADIES AMATEUR SWIMMING / CHAMPIONSHIP". Reverse inscription reads "440 yds / Champ. of Aust. / Melb. Feb. 11'18. / 3rd / MISS L DE. BEAUREPAIRE / Time 7-15". Loop attachment at top.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 47 W: 33 D: 2mm (H: 1 7/8 W: 1 5/16 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
11 Feb 1918
Location
On display
Registration No
1986.813.32
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Doreen Beaurepaire

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