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Medal - Leeton Rowathon, 1st V/H Section, Australia, 1976 Object Reg. No: SH 931113

Summary:
Medal minted by Stokes and awarded to B. O'Sullivan, B. Napthene and B. Morris (Cox) for winning first place in the V?H Section of the 1976 Leeton Rowathon.

The Leeton Rowathon was an annual event organised by the Leeton and Yanko Lions Clubs. Teams from both the Royal Blind Society (New South Wales) and the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind competed in various events.
Description:
Round gold-plated medal with an embossed image of three figures rowing, plus a cox, on front. On reverse, embossed laurel wreaths, with inscription.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB), 1993
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 4.50 cm (Height), 4.50 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: recreation, sport, sporting awards, rowing, sporting competitions, visual impairment, medals
Themes this item is part of: Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: sports awards
Inscriptions: Text: Leeton 1976/Rowathon/1st V/H section/B. O'Sullivan/ B. Napthene/B. Morris (Cox). Engraved on back: Stokes/Melbourne/ Australia.
Manufacturer: Stokes, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1976
Place & Date Awarded: Leeton, New South Wales, Australia, 1976

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