Military Pentathlon Medal 1959
(Medaille van de Militaire Vijfkamp, NSF)


Instituted / (code) 1959 / (KNSF)
Amount issued

est 1000

Value category Common

From 1931 until 1959 the pentathlon was organized by the Dutch Olympic Committee (NOC). In 1959 the qualifications were transferred to the Netherlands Sporting Federation (NSF). The criteria were unchanged in the following categories:

  • shooting with 9mm
  • running
  • swimming
  • horse riding
  • fencing

Overse depicts the Dutch lion surrounded by the text "Nationale Vijfkamp, NSF". The arms hold bue enamel. The reverse is flat. Diameter 34mm. (Diameter of latest medals is 32mm). Material iron.