Mark Cameron

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Mark Cameron (born October 10, 1952) is an American athlete. He was an Olympic weightlifter for the United States.

Personal information[edit]

Cameron was born in Clinton, Massachusetts in 1952. As a grown adult, Cameron stood at 5 foot 10 inches and weighed 240 pounds.[1]


Cameron was affiliated with the Central Falls Weightlifting Club (RI) and later with the York Barbell Club in York, Pennsylvania.[1]

Weightlifting achievements[edit]

  • Bronze Medalist in Senior World Championships (1977)
  • Pan Am Games Champion (1979)
  • Silver Medalist in Pan Am Games (1975)
  • Senior National Champion (1975–1980)
  • Olympic Games team member (1976 and 1980)
  • Lightest and youngest American to clean and jerk over 500 pounds.
  • Senior American record holder in clean and jerk (1972–1992).
  • Served as Chairman of the Board for USA Weightlifting (2008–2010).


  1. ^ a b "Mark Cameron Bio, Stats, and Results | Olympics at Sports -Reference". Sports Reference. Retrieved 29 January 2013.

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