Peter Crawford

Athlete Biography

Peter Crawford began his long road to the Olympic Games when he debuted in the NBL in 1999. A decade on he played in Australia’s 2009 Oceania Championship winning team before impressing in the lead-up to the London Games to gain his spot to play in his first Olympic competition.

With Australia losing their opening two preliminary matches to Brazil and Spain at the 2012 Games, they went on to defeat China, hosts Great Britain and Russia to set up a quarter-final match against the USA. The Australians went down 119-86 to the eventual gold medallists to finish seventh.