Vintage Mars London Marathon 1985 Finishers Medal with Ribbon & Bag

Vintage Mars London Marathon 1985 Finishers Medal with Ribbon & Bag

Code: 18998

SOLD

For sale is a Vintage Mars London Marathon 1985 Finishers Medal with Ribbon & Original Bag Of Issue. This is in superb condition and has its original silver plated finish. 

 
The 1985 London Marathon was the fifth running of the annual marathon race in London, United Kingdom, which took place on Sunday, 21 April. The elite men's race was won by home athlete Steve Jones in a time of 2:08:16 hours and the women's race was won by Norway's Ingrid Kristiansen in 2:21:06. Kristiansen's time was a marathon world record, knocking over a minute and a half off Joan Benoit's previous mark.
 
Around 83,000 people applied to enter the race, of which 22,274 had their applications accepted and 17,500 started the race. A total of 15,873 runners finished the race.
 
This is in exceptional condition. This will be sent via Royal Mail 1st class signed for and dispatched within two working days.