(born 26 March 1948
) is an Australian
Born in Lowestoft, United Kingdom Anear lived in many places including Yemen and Germany thanks to his father being in the Royal Air Force. The family moved to Australia in the 1960's.
Represented Australia in the 1976 Olympic Games where he scored 2407 points, to reach 13th place.
He was one of the bearers of the Olympic Torch for the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. He carried the Olympic Torch through Healesville in Victoria.
David lives in Melbourne, Australia with his wife, Marian. They have four children, Kersti, Marcus (married to archer Erika Anear), Tegan and Jenna.