Trophy, in two parts; Victorian Athlete of the Year Award, presented to Ron Clarke in 1965. Statuette of stylised nude male figure of cast metal, holding branch of leaves by his side in right hand, head turned to left; green patina over surface. Mounted on square wooden base with metal plaque on front which reads "Victorian / Athlete of The Year / 1965 / Ron Clarke". Statuette has fractured and separated at lower leg, evidence of previous attempt to repair damage with adhesive.
0 - Whole: H: 392 W: 95 D: 85mm (H: 15 7/16 W: 3 3/4 D: 3 3/8")
Ron Clarke; 21 Feb 1937; 17 Jun 2015
Victorian Amateur Athletics Association
Victorian International Athletes Association
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ron W Clarke.