Peter Crombie

Peter first competed in Masters competition in 1980, initially in multiple

Peter Crombie, World Masters Sprinter, 13 October 2011. Commissioned by Runners World Magazine. Photographed by Dominic Loneragan.

Commissioned by Runners World Magazine. Photographed by Dominic Loneragan.

events but over a period transitioned to become a world class sprinter.

In his first world championships in 1987 in Melbourne he emerged with 3 gold medals.

Since then he has gone on to win more medals in World Championships than any other male Australian sprinter.

 

Peter is a Life Member of:

  • Bankstown Athletics Club
  • Ku-ring-gai Athletic Club
  • Sydney Pacific Athletics Club
  • NSW Masters Athletics
  • Athletics NSW
  • Australian Masters Athletics – Hall of Fame

In 2010 Peter was awarded the ‘ World Male Masters Athlete of the Year’ and flown to Monte Carlo by the IAAF to a function, which included Prince Albert and was presented with his award by Lord Sebastian Coe.pc_indoor200_2006

Peter is a level 4 sprints coach who has coached a few Olympians and currently coaches a large squad of sprinters and middle distance athletes in Sydney and by correspondence around Australia. One of his ‘protégés’ is Marge Allison who is Australia’s most prolific female record breaker and medal winner in Australian masters history.