Medal, Olympics, 1920, Antwerp, Gold
One of four gold medals awarded to Captain Carl T. Osburn at the 1920
Olympics. He was awarded gold medals for: free rifle team, 300 and
600M free rifle team prone, army rifle 300m standing, 300m free rifle
prone team. He was also awarded a bronze medal for 100m running deer
single shots team and a silver medal for,
300m free rifle standing team.
The medal was designed by Josue Dupon and the reverse features a monument to the mythical Roman Soldier Silvius Brabo, who was said to have thrown the hand of a toll charging giant into the River Scheldt at Antwerp.
Collection of Curator Branch, Naval History and Heriatge Command.