Vale – John Gilmour

 John Gilmour OAM- By Bryan Thomas ACT Masters

It is with great sadness that we record the death on 1st August of one of Australia’s and World Masters Athletics most successful, courageous and remarkable athletes – the much loved and respected John Gilmour, who died in Perth whilst undergoing surgery, aged 99.

The Australian Masters Athletics Board and masters athletes who knew John, offer their sincere condolences to his family.

John was the first recipient into the AMA Hall of Fame for his incredible athletics achievements and contribution to athletics in general. John will be sincerely missed by all who knew him.