Diamond Valley Sportsmen Win Medals at the Brisbane Commonwealth Games, 1982

As we settle into the Commonwealth Games, this #ThrowbackThursday we reflect back to the Brisbane 1982 Commonwealth Games.  Local athletes were represented and they were acknowledged by Diamond Valley Shire President Peter Cleeland, here presenting engraved silver letter openers created by Eltham silversmith Michael Wilson. Medal winners from left are Remo Sansonetti, Greensborough, silver medal for the 100 k time trial for cycling. Noel Ryan, Bundoora, gold medal for centre fire pistol teams event and a silver medal fire pistol individual event. Michael Cowen, Diamond Creek, silver medal in the archery event which extended over several days.

Photo: Reflections of Diamond Valley DV_F_00369

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