Badge, United States 1956 Olympic Games team

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Badge
Date Used
Nov 1956-Dec 1956
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Brief Description
A shield-shaped metallic badge with enamelled designs. Shield is horizontally divided between the chief and the base. In the base there are alternating red and white vertical stripes. In the chief, is a blue bordered white rectangle, featuring the olympic rings emblem.This badge was presented to Koh Eng Tong (Malayan weightlifter), by a member of the United States Olympic team during the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 20 W: 16 D: 7mm (H: 13/16 W: 5/8 D: 1/4")
Media/Materials
Date Used
Nov 1956-Dec 1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1992.2628.10
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Koh Eng Tong.

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