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Cameron McEvoy

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Born

13/05/94 Gold Coast, QLD Australia

Lives

Gold Coast, QLD

Height

183cms

Weight

75kg

Nickname

Cam

Coach

Richard Scarce

WHAT IS SOMETHING INTERESTING THAT PEOPLE DON’T KNOW ABOUT YOU?

I'm over 17 billion hydrogen atoms in height.

HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF SWIMMING:

Physics, math and surfing.

WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO DO AFTER YOUR SWIMMING CAREER?

I'd like to get into something to do with physics.

WHO IS THE MOST FAMOUS PERSON YOU HAVE EVER MET?

The Pope.

WHAT MOTIVATED YOU TO START SWIMMING?

I had to wait around after school for my brother to finish swimming and eventually I got bored of waiting so I joined in.

Career Highlights

Member of the 4x100m freestyle relay who won Gold and set a new Games Record at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Won two bronze medals as part of the 4 x 100 freestyle and medley relay teams at the 2016 Olympic Games

In 2016 Cam did what no other Australian Male has done before and won the 50, 100 and 200m freestyle national titles

At the 2015 FINA World Championships Cam won silver in the 100m freestyle

Cam won gold in the 100m freestyle at the 2014 Pan Pacs on the gold coast, and then went on to win 2xGold and 4xSilver medals at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

In 2013 at just his 2nd major international competition Cam finished 4th in the 100m freestyle

Cam made the 2012 Olympic Team at 17-years of age

Australian Representative Honours and Results

Olympic Games
  • London, England, 2012, 4th in the 4x100m freestyle (heat swimmer) and 5th in the 4x200m freestyle relay (heat swimmer)
  • Rio, Brazil, 2016, bronze 4 x 100 freestyle, bronze 4 x 100 medley, 7th 100 freestyle, 11th 50 freestyle
World Championships   
  • Barcelona, Spain, 2013, Silver: 4x100m medley relay (heat) 4th 100m freestyle, 4x100m freestyle, 7th 200m freestyle
  • Kazan, Russia, 2015, Silver: 100m freestyle, 4x100m medley relay, Bronze: 4x200m freestyle relay, 8th 200m freestyle, 13th 4x100m freestyle relay
  • Selected on the 2017 World Championship Team competing in Budapest
FINA World Championships Total: S: 3 B: 1

Commonwealth Games    
           
  • Glasgow, Scotland, 2014, Gold: 4x200m freestyle relay, 4x100m freestyle relay Silver: 50, 100 and 200m freestyle, 4x100m medley relay (heat)
  • Gold Coast, Australia 2018: 4x100m freestyle relay, Bronze 50m freestyle, 4th 100m freestyle
Commonwealth Games Total: G: 3 S: 4 B: 1

Pan Pacs  
           
  • Gold Coast, Australia, 2014, Gold: 100m freestyle, 4x100m freestyle relay; Bronze: 4x200m freestyle relay; 5th 50m freestyle
Pan Pacific Championship Total: G: 2 B: 1

World Short Course   
    
  • Doha, Qatar, 2014, 6th 50m freestyle, 5th 100m freestyle, 13th 200m freestyle 

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