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Albert Thurgood's 1893 athletics medal
  • Albert Thurgood's 1893 athletics medal
  • Albert Thurgood's 1893 athletics medal
  • Albert Thurgood's 1893 athletics medal

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philip
What a lovely medal - love that hand engraving on the reverse
   

 

Albert Thurgood's 1893 athletics medal

Object Type
medal
Comments
Albert Thurgood was a footballing phenomenon and remarkable all-round athlete. He was a prolific goalscorer in an era of low scores and was versatile enough to play in any position. Thurgood won this medal for 'Putting the Shot' in the Australasian Amateur Athletic Championships at the MCG on 9 November 1893. It was a medal to add to his two VFA premiership medals for 1892 and 1893.
Year Of Manufacture
1893
Object ID
VEF 7772

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This record last updated on 9 September 2015

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