It is very sad to share that Phil Coles passed away on Saturday 28 January 2023 and he was 91 years old at the time of his death. He was an Australian sports administrator and sprint canoer and beloved by every one of his loved ones. This news continues circulating on the internet and so many people share their prayers and condolences for his loss. Here in this article, we are going to share the cause of his death and also discuss some more information related to him, so read it continuously.
As per the reports and news, His news is announced by the Australian Olympic Committee on Sunday. His death was confirmed by the AOC and he also shares that he was suffering from a short illness. The cause of his death is said as a short illness and he took his last breath in his hometown which is situated in Sydney. Lots of people express their sorrows for his loss and so many people share their condolences for his death. We will update our article after getting any other information related to his death and mention it in our article.
How Did Phil Coles Die?
Philip Walter Coles was born on 20 July 1931 in Sydney and was mostly known as a member of the International Olympic Committee from 1982 to 2011. He participates in many competitions in Rome in 1960, Tokyo in 1964, and Mexico City in 1968 but he gained a lot of popularity as the team captain and gives his best finish of ninth in the K-4 1000 m event at the Tokyo games. He retired at the age of 80 years and then later became an honorary member of that organization in 2012. From 1993 to 1999, he was Director of International Relations, and from 1985 to 1993, he was Secretary General of the Australian Olympic Committee.
He was also a member of numerous Olympic committees and other sports committees. He achieved various successes in his life and received so many medals such as the Australian Sports Medal in 2000 and many other awards. Social media is flooded with tributes and various celebrities and his loved ones express their sadness for his death. IOC President named Thomas Bach also shares a statement in which he expresses their sadness for his loss. There are so many people who share various relief thoughts and messages to his family at this painful moment through the medium of social media pages. Stay tuned with socialtelecast.com to get more articles on other news topics.