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Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame

Medal


Accession number: 2010.38.138 a,b
Date: July 1979
Marks/Label: (a) One side of the medal has an image of a running torch bearer and the words "VIII JUEGOS PANAMERICANOS", meaning "VIII Pan American Games" in Spanish and "HOMAR". The other side has an image of the torch and the words "PUERTO RICO 1979" and "HUGUENIN" "SWISS MADE" "HOMAR". (b) One blue, white and red pin attached to the ribbon. It has the 5 (five) Olympic rings and reads: "COMITE OLIMPICO DE PUERTO RICO PUR", meaning "National Olympic Committee for Puerto Rico" in Spanish
Group: Swimming
Description: One bronze medal (a) won by Nancy Garapick at the VIII Pan American Games in 1979, San Juan, Puerto Rico. One side of the medal has an image of a running torch bearer and the words "VIII JUEGOS PANAMERICANOS", meaning "VIII Pan American Games" in Spanish. The other side has an image of the torch and the words "PUERTO RICO 1979". The medal hangs from a purple, blue, white, yellow and green ribbon. (b) One blue, white and red pin attached to the ribbon. It has the 5 (five) Olympic rings and reads: "COMITE OLIMPICO DE PUERTO RICO PUR", meaning "National Olympic Committee for Puerto Rico" in Spanish