Henning, Cameron - 1994

Henning, Cameron - 1994

Cameron Henning

Swimming Athlete, Edmonton

Inducted in 1994


Cameron Henning was four years old when he began swimming with the Edmonton South Side Swim Club. He then swam with the Edmonton Keyano Swim Club before becoming a member of the Canadian National Swim Team. He competed in 1978 at both the World Championships and the Commonwealth Games, and again, in 1982 at which he won a gold medal for the 200m backstroke and a silver medal for the 100m backstroke. He was ranked fifth and sixth in the World for the 200m backstroke in 1981 and 1982 consecutively. He set a Canadian record for the 200m backstroke at the 1983 Canadian Intercollegiate Athletic Union Championships. Cameron Henning won a bronze medal for the 200m backstroke at the 1984 Olympic Games.