1956 Olympic Games, Melbourne: A pair of Running Shoes Worn by Chris Chataway in 5,000 mtr. Race

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Footwear/Shoe(s)
Date Used
Nov 1956-Dec 1956
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Brief Description
Pair of black leather running spikes, worn by Chris Chataway in the 5000 metre race, 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, where he came 11th. Handmade shoes with white eyelets, brown laces, and 4 spikes under each front section.
Measurements
H: 70 W: 260 D: 100mm (H: 2 3/4 W: 10 1/4 D: 3 15/16")
Media/Materials
Associated Person
Date Used
Nov 1956-Dec 1956
Place Used
Location
In storage
Registration No
1986.197

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