Name: Kevan Gosper
Sport: Track and Field
DOB: 12/19/1933
Birthplace: Newcastle, Australia
Hometown: Newcastle, Australia
High School: Newcastle Boys High School (Newcastle, New South Wales)
College: Michigan State University; University of Newcastle; Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (1956, 1960); Olympic medalist (1 silver)
  • Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games, silver (4x400-meter)
  • Rome 1960
Personal: Graduated Michigan State University in 1955 as a member of the track and field team...Australian record holder in the 400-meter from 1955-71...Captain of the Australian track and field team at the Olympic Games Rome 1960...Served as CEO of Shell Oil in Australia for 11 years...Special representative for the Australian government from 1997-2001...Author of, “An Olympic Life”...Inducted into the Australian Hall of Fame of Sport in 1990.