Posthumous Order Of Merit Presented To Family Of Peter Norman By AOC

In This Photo: John Coates, Janita Norman
The family of the late Olympian Peter Norman, represented by his daughter Janita Norman, pose with AOC President John Coates during a posthumous Order of Merit presentation to the family of Olympic silver medallist Peter Norman at the National Sports Museum at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on June 22, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. The posthumous award, the highest given by the AOC, acknowledges Peter Norman's support for American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their silent civil rights protest on the medal dais at the 1968 Mexico Olympics as well as his athletic achievements.
(June 21, 2018 - Source: Scott Barbour/Getty Images AsiaPac)