Scone Shire Olympic Torchbearers, August 31, 2000
Featured Image: Courtesy of ‘The Way We Were’; A Pictorial History of the Scone District 1901 – 2001 by Anne McMullin, Kath Farrell and Audrey Entwisle; Federation Publication No. 4; Published by Scone and Upper Hunter Historical Society Inc. 2001
I knew most of them. Sadly many are departed. However their legacy lives on and is rekindled ‘in spades’ as we approach the 20th Anniversary of the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games; now fairly cited as ‘saving the modern Olympic movement’ after a ‘hiccup’ at Atlanta 1996? Peter O’Donnell (020) was an Olympic Gold Medal Winner with his combined victory in yachting at the Tokyo Olympics 1964.