A pair of Running shoes worn by Ron Delany, Final winner 1500 metres 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Footwear/Shoe(s)
Date Used
1956
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Green and white shoes worn by Ron Delany (Ireland) during the final of the 1500 metres race at the 1956 Olympics. Ron Delany, gold medal winner, Final 1500 mtrs. Green and white leather, white laces. Four spikes in each toe. Right shoe has two brown plastic spike guards, remainder are missing. Very faint handwritten inscription on sole of both shoes.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 3100 W: 110 D: 150mm (H: 122 1/16 W: 4 5/16 D: 5 7/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1986.564
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Mr. R. Delany

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