chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Mark Cameron: York, PA (1978)

History in Color:

June 11, 1978, York, PA, USA – 2x Olympian of Team USA,  one of the most promising and exciting American lifters of the 1970s, Mark Cameron completes a 210 kg clean-and-jerk in the 110kg class at the 1978 AAU Senior National Championships in York, PA.

Mark Cameron (b. 1952) was selected to represent USA at 2 Summer Olympics – in Montreal (1976) and in Moscow (1980).

Mark won 6 AAU Senior Nationals (1975-1980) and was thel ightest and youngest American to clean and jerk over 500 pounds.He held the national clean-and-jerk records in the heavyweight class from 1972 to 1992.

He won a silver (Mexico City, 1975) and a gold (San Juan, 1979) medals for the USA at the Pan American Games.

Mark Cameron’s personal best in the 110kg class was the total of 390kg (167.5 + 227.5) achieved on January 14, 1980 in Allentown, USA.




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