30 Jun 2016

Snell Singlet may be a fake

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:15 pm on 30 June 2016
The black singlet Peter Snell wore during his twin gold medal runs at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics is going under the hammer.

Te Papa says it wont with it's purchase of a singlet believed to have been worn by Peter Snell at the 1964 Olympics because the museum is not convinced of its authenticity. Te Papa had the winning bid of 122-thousand-500-dollars at the auction last week.

Jesse speaks to the man himself, Peter Snell, who says he never remembered giving anyone the singlet anyway.

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