Peter Doak, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Peter Doak

Australian swimmer, Olympic bronze medallist

Date of Birth: 17-Jun-1943

Place of Birth: Victoria, Australia

Profession: swimmer

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Gemini


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About Peter Doak

  • Peter John Doak, OAM (born 9 March 1944) was an Australian sprint freestyle swimmer of the 1960s, who won a bronze medal in the 4×100-metre freestyle relay at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
  • He attended Geelong College between 1955 and 1960 where he joined the swimming team in 1958.Doak combined with Bob Windle, David Dickson and John Ryan to win bronze in the 4 × 100 m freestyle relay, behind the United States and German teams, the first time this event had been contested at the Olympics.
  • Doak had previously won gold in the 4×110-yard freestyle relay at the 1962 Commonwealth Games in Perth, and finished fourth in the corresponding individual event.
  • In 2014, Doak was awarded the medal of the Order of Australia.

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