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Catalog Number 2009.030.072
Description Plaque commemorating Diana & Lisa Gee of San Carlos being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 31, 1994. Plaque includes images of both girls and a brief biography: "Identical twins Diana and Lisa Gee graduated from playing table tennis in their game room in San Carlos to venues around the world, including the Olympics.
They held two of the top four spots in the national doubles titles, gold medals at the Pan American Games and competed in World championships. Diana was a U.S. Olympian at Seoul in 1988 and Barcelona in 1992, and U.S. Table Tennis Association Sportswoman of the Year. Lisa was a Pan Am Games gold medal team member, U.S. amateur singles champion and, like her sister, winner of dozens of regional and national titles in both singles and doubles."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Diana & Lisa Gee Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date May 31, 1994
Species Plaque
Inscription Text "Alpine's specially hand-crafted hand-rubbed wood plaques offer you a quality product for rock bottom prices / Alpine / Awards / Inc." (black, green and white sticker on back complete with locations and addresses)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Table tennis
Gee, Diana
Gee, Lisa
Subjects Sports
Table tennis
Olympic flame
People Gee, Diana
Gee, Lisa