Bronze medal won by Frank Beaurepaire (swimmer) in the 1500 metre Freestyle at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris. Obverse features two naked male athletes. The standing winner helps his rival up from the ground. The Olympic rings feature below. On the reverse, equipment used in both summer and winter sports and a harp form an arch around an inscription that reads "VIIIEME / OLYMPIADE / PARIS / 1924". The harp reflects the cultural element of the Games.
0 - Whole: H: 55 W: 55 D: 3mm (H: 2 3/16 W: 2 3/16 D: 1/8")
Francis Beaurepaire; 13 May 1891; 29 May 1956
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ian F Beaurepaire