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Betty Cuthbert's running machine, which she used to train for the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games

Object type
Exercise equipment

Object number
1997.0036.0001

Description
Running machine. A wide rubber treadmill belt runs over a series of metal rollers and there are tube handrails along the sides.

Collection name
Wally Johnston collection

Maker
John Knowland

Place made
Australia

Date made
1962
Approximate

User
Elizabeth '. Cuthbert

User
Mr Wally Johnson

Place of use
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Associated place
Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Olympic Games 1964

Period of use
1962 - 1964
Betty Cuthbert used it to train for the Tokyo Olympic Games

Period of use
1977 - 1997
Wally Johnson used it in his gym and squash court complex in Sydney

Materials
Ferrous metal - non specific, Steel, Rubber

Dimensions
Length: 1235mm
Width: 550mm
Height: 1000mm



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