Rowing Australia is saddened to announce today that on 6 December two-time Olympian, Peter Gillon (VIC), passed away in Melbourne.
Peter was McVilly-Pearce pin number 170 and competed at the Rome 1960 and the Tokyo 1964 Olympic Games in the Men’s Coxless Four.
Peter was also a World Etchells Champion, defeating Dennis Conner in the process!
The private service is being held tomorrow in Brighton at the St Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Brighton at 10:30am.
The thoughts of all the rowing family is with Peter’s family and friends. An Olympic Flag has been offered to the Family.