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")
Ron Clarke; 21 Feb 1937; 17 Jun 2015
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ron W Clarke.