Badge, Taiwan 1956 Olympic Games team

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Badge
Date Used
Nov 1956-Dec 1956
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Brief Description
A badge of the Chinese Olympic Committee-National Amateur Athletic Federation, which was the name given to the National Olympic Committee under the Chinese Nationalist government ruling the island of Taiwan. It features the Nationalist Chinese flag comprising of a 12-ray white sun on a blue field, in the canton, with the rest of the flag coloured red. The flag crowns the olympic rings emblem. This badge was presented to Koh Eng Tong (Malayan weightlifter) during the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 19 W: 22 D: 5mm (H: 3/4 W: 7/8 D: 3/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
Nov 1956-Dec 1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1992.2628.9
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Koh Eng Tong.

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