Men's Athletics

Peter Fowler

Peter Fowler

Peter Fowler was a member of the Western swim team for eight years. Courtesy of The "W" Club Mustangs Men's Athletic Alumni.

Peter Fowler joined the UWO swim team in the 1956-57 season and became one of the team’s top performers. In the 1959-60 season, Fowler assisted his team mates in setting new Canadian records for the 400-yard medley and freestyle relay.  By the time Fowler’s sport career had ended at Western he had won thirteen Ontario-Quebec Athletic Association gold medals, was the 1963 co-winner of the Dr. Claude Brown Memorial Trophy (awarded to the male athlete who has made the greatest contribution to intercollegiate sport)  and was a representative for Canada at the 1955 and 1959 Pan-American Games. In 1974, Fowler and Dr. Jack Kennedy were instrumental in the creation of the athletic injuries clinic in Thames Hall.