Gold medal won by Frank Beaurepaire for 1st place in the 1 Mile Swim at the A.A.S.C., 12th February, 1908. Medal features A.A.S.C. monogram with surrounding text in legend that reads "AUSTRALASIAN AMATEUR SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS". Small gold swan attached to top of medal via two metal rings. Reverse features image of swimmers in water (one diving) and the legend inscription reads "1 MILE F. BEAUREPAIRE VIC TIME 24 MIN 29 SECS.". Inscription on reverse of swan reads "12/2/08".
0 - Whole: H: 50 W: 32 D: 3mm (H: 1 15/16 W: 1 1/4 D: 1/8")
Francis Beaurepaire; 13 May 1891; 29 May 1956
Australasian Amateur Swimming Championship
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ian F Beaurepaire