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

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Issued by:
International Association of Athletics Federation, founded 1912  Search this
Received by:
Carl Lewis, American, born 1961  Search this
metal and ribbon
With Ribbon: 20 5/8 x 2 9/16 x 3/8 in. (52.4 x 6.5 x 1 cm)
Place depicted:
Tokyo, Japan, Asia
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.
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
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