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Peter O'Donnell (28 February 1939 – 9 January 2008) was an Australian sailor and Olympic Champion. He competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo and won a gold medal in the 5.5 metre class, with the boat Barrenjoey and team members Bill Northam and James Sargeant.[1]

Peter O'Donnell
Medal record
Representing  Australia
Men's sailing
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1964 Tokyo 5.5 metre

In 2017, he was an inaugural inductee Australia Sailing Hall of Fame with Northam and Sargeant. [2]


  1. ^ "Profile: Peter O'Donnell". Retrieved 4 February 2009.
  2. ^ "Bill Northam, Peter O'Donnell and James Sargeant to be inducted into the Australian Sailing Hall of Fame". Australian Sailing website. Retrieved 2 November 2017.