Inside The Ring | Cameron Hammond
Cameron Hammond is an Aboriginal professional boxer who represented Australia at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India and 2012 Summer Olympics in the middleweight division.
Hammond played rugby league from the age of nine before discovering a talent for boxing when he followed a friend to the Moree PCYC at the age of 14. Cameron was an all-round sportsman in primary and high school days.
At primary school level, he competed in events such rugby league, union, touch football, 100m, cross country, 400m, swimming where he won the aged championship and also an aged champion for athletics.
Cameron continued his love of sport into high school, as he was cross country champion for his age group, and swimming champion. He also competed in the local squash competition, where he was a winner in the (doubles) for the winter/summer competition. Also, Cameron played rugby union in the U17’s.
Cameron has been into competitive sports since attending school and continues today.