Peter Antonie

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Peter Antonie
Personal information
Born (1958-05-11) 11 May 1958 (age 58)
Melbourne, Victoria
Height 182 cm (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)[1]

Peter Thomas Antonie OAM (born 11 May 1958) is a former rower from Australia of high acclaim, having competed in a large number of international events. He was awarded the Thomas Keller Medal for his Outstanding International Rowing Career by the FISA.

Born in Melbourne, Victoria, Antonie won gold medals in the men's lightweight (max 72.5 kg) single scull at World Rowing Championships at Nottingham in 1986 and then switching to heavyweight (Open) won gold in the men's double sculls at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. On 26 January 1987, Antonie was awarded the Order of Australia Medal in recognition of services to rowing.[2] In 2000, he was awarded the Australian Sports Medal for rowing achievements.[3] He was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 1998,[4] and in 2010 he was inducted as a member of the Rowing Victoria Hall of Fame.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Peter Antonie". corporate.olympics.com.au. Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 29 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "Peter Antonie OAM". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Peter Antonie". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Peter Antonie OAM". Sport Australia Hall of Fame. Retrieved 3 September 2013. 

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