Making a splash

Bachelor of Science (Advanced Honours) student

Olympian and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Cameron McEvoy is currently studying a Bachelor of Science (Advanced Honours), majoring in physics and mathematics, at Griffith University on the Gold Coast.He is a member of the Griffith Sports College, and has the title ‘fastest teenager in history’ for the 100 m freestyle.

Cameron has recently been named an ambassador for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and will assist the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) with promotion of the 2018 Games to Australia and the rest of the world.

Cameron describes the ambassadorship as an honour, particularly with the Games being held on his home turf.

"To have the Commonwealth Games in my own backyard, the place I call home, will be a special time," he says.

"It’s a great opportunity to share the experience with my family and friends.

"The Gold Coast is one of the best places in the world to live, train and compete.

"I can’t wait for the next wave of sporting stars from the Commonwealth to experience our Games, the Gold Coast and Australia."

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