Silver medal from 1953 Bucharest student championships (World Festival of Youth and Students). Circular medal hanging from a shield shaped badge of metal covered with a blue and yellow ribbon. Obverse: figure of a male discuss thrower circled by text and floral wreath, below figure is a ribbon containing further text. Reverse: text 'POIDS ET HALTERES BUCAREST AÔUT 1953'.
0 - Whole: H: 108 W: 48 D: 10mm (H: 4 1/4 W: 1 7/8 D: 3/8")
Vern Barberis; 27 Jun 1928; 06 Jan 2005
Kindly donated by Betty L Barberis