2013

Peter Crombie inducted 2013
Biography and Statistics –  OAM Award 2018
Peter has had outstanding success at world titles since first competing in 1987. In addition he has won a medal at every meet in which he has competed in the sprint events. Peter has also received more medals than any other Australian male sprint athlete at the WMA world titles. He has competed in 10 outdoor world titles in 30 individual sprint events, always making the final, and has medalled on 20 occasions.
At the time of induction Peter is the holder of some 19 Australian records, both indoor and outdoor, some dating back to 1995. Peter holds the Australian indoor records for every sprint in which he has competed, including the relays. Peter has trained many masters athletes from local club athletes up to international level. A number of his athletes have achieved medals and world records.
In late 2010 Peter was unanimously voted by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) as the World Masters Male Athlete of the Year…
Jack Pennington inducted 2013 – Administrator
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Jack has probably done more to spread the word and action of veterans/masters athletics than any other Australian. He is driven by a passion for athletics. Jack was instrumental in the founding of the Australian Association of Veterans Athletics Clubs,NSW Veterans Athletic Club and ACT Veterans Athletic Club.
He competed as a 12 year old in 1934 and until the age of 71 in 1993 when injury prevented further competition. In his time Jack was also a renowned coach and administrator in athletics. In 2006 Jack was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for services to athletics.  Jack Pennington, as an author, is a major reference point for understanding the development of masters athletics in Australia.
Jack’s legacy to masters athletics will be remembered by many in all corners of the world.