Jaime Fernandez

Jaime Fernandez Hamma

ACT Sport Hall of Fame – Full Member

Jaime ‘Hamma’ Fernandez is a three-time Olympian (Barcelona, Atlanta and Sydney) and winner of a silver medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games as stroke of the Men’s Eight. Jaime won many international rowing events including at Henley Royal Regatta, Commonwealth Rowing Championships and World Cups, and represented Australia at five World Championships. He was a member of the 1997 ACT Interstate Men’s Eight crew that famously won the King’s Cup – the first and only time the ACT has ever won this event in its 101-year history. Jaime won 18 national championship events and was an AIS and ACT Academy of Sport Scholarship holder for many years. As an athlete, Jaime he was a leader amongst his crew mates, continuing his involvement in the sport with previous junior and senior coaching appointments, through to his current role as Rowing Australia’s Deputy Performance Director and as a member of international and national rowing Commissions and Advisory Panels.