Rower Cameron Girdlestone represented Australia at the Rio 2016 Olympics Games and will wear the green and gold again at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Hailing from Sydney, Cameron took up rowing in 2003 and two years later made his international debut at the 2005 World Rowing Junior Championships in Brandenburg, Germany.
Making the senior Australian Team in 2014, Cameron competed across the international season medalling at the 2014 World Rowing Cup in Sydney in both the men’s quadruple sculls and double sculls, taking gold and silver respectively. The following year, the quadruple sculls crew bagged another silver medal, this time at the world championships in France.
In 2016, Cameron and the Men’s Quadruple Sculls were unbeaten at the two world cups in Lucerne, Switzerland, and Poznan, Poland. Making his Olympic debut at the Rio 2016 Games, Cameron and the quadruple sculls crew finished on the podium with the silver medal.
Cameron’s 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games cycle included a full 2019 international campaign where the men’s quadruple sculls secured silver at the World Rowing Cup in Poznan, Poland. They then earned a 4th place finish at the 2019 World Rowing Championships in Linz Ottensheim, Austria which qualified their boat for Tokyo.