The monument is composed of three bronze statues depicting athletes. The first statue depicts a runner breaking through the tape at the finish line. The second depicts a hurdler jumping a hurdle. The third depicts an athlete about to release his javelin. All three statues depict the athletes in motion.
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"Biography of Richard Hallier," HallierArt.com, (accessed May 16, 2012)
"Statues Capture Essence of Athletes in Action," UNC University Gazette ArtiFACTS, (accessed February 28, 2012)
Materials & Techniques
The statues were donated by Irwin Belk.
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