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Peter O'Sullevan
Born
Peter John O'Sullevan

(1918-03-03)3 March 1918
Kenmare, Ireland
Died 29 July 2015(2015-07-29) (aged 97)
Cause of death Cancer
Alma mater Collège Alpin International Beau Soleil
Occupation Sports commentator
Employer BBC

Sir Peter John O'Sullevan (3 March 1918 – 29 July 2015) was an Irish retired horse racing commentator. He worked for the BBC, the Press Association, Daily Express and Today. He was the BBC's leading horse-racing commentator from 1947 to 1997.

O'Sullevan was born in Kenmare, Ireland. He studied at Hawtreys, Charterhouse School, and later at Collège Alpin International Beau Soleil in Switzerland. O'Sullevan died of cancer in London, aged 97.

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