Rectangular presentation case, with a cloth hinge, to house the gold medal won by Shirley Strickland at the second International Friendly Sports Meeting of Youth, 1955, for first place in the 80 metre hurdles. Case is green, with slightly rounded edges, and a gold "19 WARSZAWA 55" logo printed on the lid. Inside of lid is silken material with gold "II/ MIEDZYNARODOWE/ IGRZYSKA SPORTOWE/ MLODZIEZY" printing, base is a faded cushioned green felt bed.
H: 125 W: 74 D: 31mm (H: 4 15/16 W: 2 15/16 D: 1 1/4")
Shirley Strickland; 18 Jul 1925; 16 Feb 2004
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.