1993 IAAF World Championships Bronze Medal for Men's 200M awarded to Carl Lewis

Issued by
International Association of Athletics Federation, founded 1912
Received by
Lewis, Carl, American, born 1961
Medium
metal and ribbon
Dimensions
With Ribbon: 20 1/4 x 2 13/16 x 3/8 in. (51.4 x 7.1 x 1 cm)
Type
medals
Place depicted
Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, Europe
Date
1993
Description
An IAAF bronze 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 the Earth with a three partitioned track radiating around it and outward. Above the globe are the words [4. IAAF / LEICHTATHLETIK- / WELTMEISTERSCHAFTEN] while below are the words [STUTTGART / 13.-22. AUG. 1993]. The reverse of the medal features a large coliseum in front of several buildings (all notable landmarks in Stuttgart - see NOTES). There is a raised triangular space below the coliseum into which is engraved [CARL LEWIS / 200 m / 19.99]. A yellow, red, and black ribbon is attached by chain link to the top of the medal.
Topic
African American
Men
Track and field
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Carl Lewis Estate
Object number
2013.126.29
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Awards and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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