Hall of Fame

Kevan Gosper

Born:
December 19, 1933
Birthplace:
Newcastle, Australia
College:
Michigan State University
University of Newcastle
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

hall of fame

Kevan Gosper

Born:
December 19, 1933
Birthplace:
Newcastle, Australia
College:
Michigan State University
University of Newcastle
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
A former member of the Michigan State University track team, Kevan Gosper was a two-time Olympian. He won a silver medal at the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games in the 4×400-meter race and was a longtime contributor to the International Olympic Committee. He was vice president of the Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games in 2000.
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A three-time Big Ten Conference champion while attending Michigan State University, Australian Kevan Gosper made his Olympic debut at the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games, helping Australia win the silver medal in the 4×400-meter relay.

Gosper also competed in the Rome 1960 Olympic Games, then began a career as a businessman.

He became a member of the International Olympic Committee in 1977 and served for 36 years, including two terms as vice president. He held several leadership positions in Australia, including a 20-year stretch as President of the Oceania National Olympic Committees

In 2009, Gosper received the inaugural Olive Branch Achievement Award, presented to an individual who best represents the international ideals of the Olympic Movement by working to build a peaceful and better world through sport

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