Certificate presented to Frank Beaurepaire by VASA for completing three mile swim through Melbourne, 3 March 1928

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Certificate
Date Used
03 Mar 1928
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Brief Description
A blue certificate featuring a design comprising of two male swimmers, (with another laying on the river bank), on their marks and about to jump in the water to race for a laurel wreath, held out by a goddess on a winged wheel at the other end. Text, in part: 'CERTIFICATE/VICTORIAN AMATEUR/SWIMMING ASSOCIATION/THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT/F. BEAUREPAIRE/COMPETED IN THE THREE MILE SWIM THROUGH/MELBOURNE ON MARCH 3RD 1928/AND COMPLETED THE FULL DISTANCE/IN 1 HOUR 06 MINUTES 50/...'
0 - Whole: H: 315 W: 430 D: 1mm (H: 12 3/8 W: 16 15/16 D: 1/16")
Date Used
03 Mar 1928
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ian Beaurepaire


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