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1991 IAAF World Championships Silver Medal for Men's Long Jump won by Carl Lewis

Catalog Data

Issued by:
International Association of Athletics Federation, founded 1912  Search this
Received by:
Carl Lewis, American, born 1961  Search this
Medium:
metal and ribbon
Dimensions:
With Ribbon: 20 5/8 x 2 9/16 x 3/8 in. (52.4 x 6.5 x 1 cm)
Type:
medals
Place depicted:
Tokyo, Japan, Asia
Date:
1991
Description:
An IAAF silver medal with attached ribbon. The medal has words and images appearing in relief on both the obverse and reverse. The obverse features a central image of three vertical lines with an angled warping in the middle. Type around the upper edge of the medal reads [3rd IAAF World Championships in Athletics], and the words [TOKYO'91] appear across the bottom. The reverse features a winged female figure wearing a flowing robe and standing on a globe with a laurel crown held above her head. Above the figure are the letters [I A A F]. The blue, pink, mustard and white striped ribbon is attached to the top of the medal.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Men  Search this
Sports  Search this
Track and field  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Carl Lewis Estate
Object number:
2013.126.26
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59f5b895f-8800-4b20-8e14-e9d27cd1681f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.126.26