BBC Sport - BBC broadcaster Peter Dimmock remembered
Peter Dimmock remembered
- From the section Sport
BBC Sport looks back at the career of Peter Dimmock, who has died aged 94.
A former Royal Air Force flight lieutenant, he was the first presenter of Grandstand, Sportsview and the Sports Personality of the Year Awards.
Dimmock became the BBC's head of outside broadcasts in 1946, and was responsible for bringing the Queen's coronation to the nation's screens.