Running shoe worn by Brazilian athlete Adhemar Ferreira da Silva, Triple Jump Gold Medalist 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Footwear/Shoe(s)
Clothing or accessories/Footwear/Accessory/Spikes
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
Gold painted lace-up running shoe worn by Brazilian athlete Adhemar Ferreira da Silva, winner and record breaker of the Triple Jump at the 1956 Olympic Games. Metal spikes under toe of shoe.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 90 W: 285 D: 100mm (H: 3 9/16 W: 11 1/4 D: 3 15/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
On display
Registration No
2003.3901.1
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Adyel Santos & Diego Ferreira da Silva Menasse

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