Athletic spikes, worn by Emma George - 1997

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Footwear/Accessory/Spikes
Date Used
Feb 1997
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Pair of white, blue and red Reebok spikes worn in February 1997. White shoe with blue and red detail on sides and tongue. At back of shoe on left of left shoe and right of right shoe embroided in red and blue 'Reebok' and logo. 'Reebok' also embroided in white on tongue, 'ATHLETICS TRIPLE JUMP' printed on insole. These shoes were worn when Emma George broke two world records for the women's pole vault at Olympic Park, Melbourne. On 8 February 1997, Emma jumped 4.50m and on 20 February she jumped 4.55m.
1 - Left shoe: H: 100 W: 95 D: 265mm (H: 3 15/16 W: 3 3/4 D: 10 7/16")
2 - Right show: H: 120 W: 95 D: 265mm (H: 4 3/4 W: 3 3/4 D: 10 7/16")
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Date Used
Feb 1997
In storage
Registration No
Credit Line
Kindly donated by Emma George




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