Gold medal presented for first place in VASA 100 yard race on 23 February 1909, won by Frank Beaurepaire

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Medal/Gold medal
Date Used
23 Feb 1909
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Gold medal won by Frank Beaurepaire for 1st place in a 100 Yards swim on 23rd February, 1909. Obverse features a mermaid with text in the legend that reads "VICTORIAN AMATEUR SWIMMING ASSOCIATION". Reverse features V.A.S.A. monogram and inscription reads "100 Yds. CHAMPIONSHIP OF VICTORIA / 23.2.09 / won by / F. BEAUREPAIRE. / 61 2/5 secs.". Decorative loop attachment at top.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 40 W: 30 D: 3mm (H: 1 9/16 W: 1 3/16 D: 1/8")
Media/Materials
Associated Event
Date Used
23 Feb 1909
Location
In storage
Registration No
1990.2400.105
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ian F Beaurepaire

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