Gold medal presented for first place in VASA quarter mile race, won by Frank Beaurepaire - 27 February 1907

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Medal/Gold medal
Date Used
27 Feb 1907
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Brief Description
Gold medal won by Frank Beaurepaire for first place in a ¼ mile swim on 27 February 1907. 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 "¼ MILE CHAMPIONSHIP / 27.2.07 / Won by / FRANK DE BEAUREPAIRE / Time 6m.9 2/5s.". Decorative loop attachment at top.
0 - Whole: H: 40 W: 30 D: 3mm (H: 1 9/16 W: 1 3/16 D: 1/8")
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Date Used
27 Feb 1907
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Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ian F Beaurepaire




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