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Sir Garfield Sobers

(Photo by Frank Otto ©)

Subject(s): Sir Garfield Sobers
Sport: Cricket

Location: Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados (From 2002-2006 sited at Sir Garfield Sobers Roundabout in Wildey, relocated to Kensington Oval on 19/11/2006)
Unveiled: 28/4/2002
Sculptor: Virgil and Carl Broodhagen
Material: Bronze
Status: In Situ

Inscribed on plinth, front: This Statue was unveiled by The Rt. Excellent Sir Garfield Sobers National Hero and The Prime Minister of Barbados Rt. Honourable Owen S. Arthur on Sunday April 28, 2002 National Heroes Day in recognition of Sir Garfield’s invaluable contribution to cricket and sport in general in Barbados the Region and the World. The statue was sculpted by Messrs Karl and Virgil Broodhagen courtesy of the Government of Barbados April 2002.

Inscribed on plinth, back: Cricketer extraordinaire. National Hero of Barbados.

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