Uncommon official participation diploma issued to a member of the Hungarian wrestling team at the Montreal 1976 Summer Olympics, 11.75 x 16.75, with central gold-and-silver embossed image of the Montreal Olympic Stadium, and upper French/English text: "Games of the XXI Olympiad Montreal 1976, Diploma, Gyorgy Gurics, Hongrie." Signed below in black ink by Roger Rousseau, head of the Montreal Olympic Organizing Committee, and Lord Killanin, president of the International Olympic Committee. In very good condition, with a central horizontal fold and scattered soiling and creases. György Gurics was a Hungarian wrestler who was an Olympic bronze medalist in freestyle wrestling at the Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympics, and then, in 1961, he won a gold medal in Greco-Roman Wrestling at the World Wrestling Championships. From The Mason Dinehart Collection.
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