Viking helmet, commemorates breaking 10,000m World Record in Oslo 1965

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Protective equipment/Helmet
Date Used
14 Jul 1965
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Viking Helmet, decorative, plastic; presented to Ron Clarke in celebration of world record win in 10 000 Metres race at Oslo, Norway on 14 July 1965. Helmet is in three parts - horns are two separate elements from headpiece (wrapped separate to helmet for storage); headpiece is gold with black painted moulded 'studs' around edge and one hole at each side for fitting of horns; horns are cream, with tips painted black.
0 - Whole: H: 235 W: 385 D: 167mm (H: 9 1/4 W: 15 3/16 D: 6 9/16")
Associated Event
Date Used
14 Jul 1965
In storage
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ron W Clarke.


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