Badge, Vietnam 1956 Olympic Games team

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Badge
Date Used
Nov 1956-Dec 1956
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Object Detail

Brief Description
A shield shaped metallic badge with enamelled designs. The shield features three vertical stripes running down the centre upon a yellow field. Above is an interpretation of the Olympic rings emblem, where the five rings are linked chain-like. At the base of the badge is the text, "VIET-NAM CONG HOA". [Translated from Vietnamese, reads, "Republic of Vietnam".] Badge was presented to Malayan featherweight weightlifter, Koh Eng Tong, during the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.
0 - Whole: H: 22 W: 22 D: 3mm (H: 7/8 W: 7/8 D: 1/8")
Date Used
Nov 1956-Dec 1956
In storage
Registration No
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Koh Eng Tong.


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