A medal issued by the French Academie des Sports. Medal depicts a winged figure with outstretched arms. The figure is holding a branch in one hand. The folder in which the medal is encapsulated is brown, leather with gold trim. Printed on the folder: 'L'Academie des Sports à Miss Joan Batten 1935'. Inside folder has black and white printed paper inserts detailing the circumstances of the medal presentation. A green, velvet insert holds the medal.
A medal issued by the French Academie des Sports to Jean Batten.
ACADEMIE DES SPORTS / FONDEE EN 1905 / Dans sa Scance du 4 Mars 1936 / l''ACADEMIE DES SPORTS a / delivre ce Diplome de / Medaille d'Or / a Miss Joan Batten / [four] va Traversie de L'Atlantique sud / Dakaz Natal / le 15 November 1935 en -13 R 17 de vol / LE PRESIDENT, / ? Monyoy Hand-written
Academie des Sports. 1935. Medal and Folder [L'Academie des Sports à Miss Joan Batten 1935], 2003.513. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).