Mark Cameron

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This article is about an Olympic weightlifter. For the NSW cricketer, see Mark Cameron (cricketer).

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]

Organizations[edit]

Cameron was affiliated with the Central Falls Weightlifting Club (RI) and later with the York Barbell Club in York PA.[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).

References[edit]

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

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