Cam Crombie is aiming to make his Paralympic debut next year at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, but his résumé is already stacked.

Since first representing Australia in 2017, Cam has won two world titles and a Commonwealth Games gold medal, and is the current world record holder in the men’s shot put F38. He made his presence felt from the word go, and shows no sign of slowing as he looks ahead to selection to the 2020 Australian Paralympic Team.

The 2017 World Championships were the highlight of Cam’s career, but it was competing in front of a home crowd at the 2018 Commonwealth Games that delivered him his most memorable moment yet. ‘Advance Australia Fair’ rang out over Carrara Stadium for the big Canberran – Cam stands at 197cm – and he had the honour of sharing the men’s shot put F38 podium with good friend and compatriot …

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Date of birth
14 February 1986
Past Paralympic Games


Physical Impairment – Cerebral palsy
How acquired
Evatt, ACT
Real estate agent
Started competing
First competed for Australia
Sport career highlights

Breaking the men’s shot put F38 world record to win the first gold medal of the 2017 World Para-athletics Championships

Greatest sporting moments

Winning a gold medal in the men’s shot put F38 in front of a home crowd at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, and sharing the podium with silver medallist Marty Jackson

Heroes/role models

Dave Robinson

Favourite quote
Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for - Zig Ziglar


  • Sport: Para-athletics Discipline: Javelin Classification: F38
  • Sport: Para-athletics Discipline: Shot put Classification: F38

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