Gold medal presented to winner of 500m swimming race held in Finland c1910-20, won by Frank Beaurepaire

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Medal/Gold medal
Date Used
1910-1920
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Gold medal won by Frank Beaurepaire for 1st place in a 500 Metres swimming race at a Finnish competition, c.1910-20. Obverse features a boat and crown surrounded by text in legend that reads "HELSINGFORS SIMSALLSKAP / 1887". Reverse features a swimmer surrounded by a laurel wreath. Inscription reads "I / 500 m.". Loop attachment at top.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 34 W: 30 D: 3mm (H: 1 5/16 W: 1 3/16 D: 1/8")
Media/Materials
Associated Event
Date Used
1910-1920
Location
In storage
Registration No
1990.2400.37
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ian F Beaurepaire

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