Veronica Campbell-Brown
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Veronica Campbell-Brown

Jamaican Sprint Athlete and Olympic Gold Medallist
Female
Born May 15, 1982

Veronica Campbell-Brown C. D is a track and field sprint athlete, competing internationally for Jamaica. A five-time Olympic medalist, she is the reigning World and Olympic 200 m champion. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, she ran the 200 m in 21.74 seconds (the fastest time in a decade) and became the second woman in history to win two consecutive Olympic 200 m events, after Bärbel Wöckel of Germany did so at the 1976 and 1980 Olympics.… Read More

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Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Veronica Campbell-Brown.

CHILDHOOD

1982 Birth Born on May 15, 1982.

TEENAGE

1999 17 Years Old In 1999, she won two gold medals, the 100 m and 4 x 100 m relay at the inaugural IAAF World Youth Championships. … Read More
2000 18 Years Old 1 More Event
At the 2000 Olympic Games, she ran the second leg on the silver medal winning 4 x 100 m relay team. … Read More

TWENTIES

2005 23 Years Old In August 2005, Campbell won the silver medal in the 100 m at the 2005 World Championships in Athletics. … Read More
…  She was the 100 m gold medallist at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics and the 200 m gold medallist at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics. … Read More
At the 2008 Jamaican Olympic trials, she finished fourth in the 100 m, thereby missing the qualifying requirement to automatically make the Jamaican Olympic roster for that event. … Read More
2009 27 Years Old 1 More Event
She beat runners up Shelly Ann Fraser and Simone Facey with a time of 22.40 seconds in June 2009, although a toe injury had left her lacking full fitness.
2010 28 Years Old In 2010 she won her first World Indoor 60m Gold medal in a time of 7.00. She later went on to run the fastest time for the 200 m in 21.98 in New York. She also ran a 10.78 in Eugene Oregon beating Fraser Pryce and Jeter. In 2011 Veronica Campbell-Brown won the Jamaican athletic trials in both the 100 & 200 m and was one of the favorites for both gold medals at the world championships in Daegu. … Read More

THIRTIES

2012 30 Years Old In 2012 she defended her 60m World Indoor Gold medal where she won in a time of 7.01. … Read More
2013 31 Years Old On 2 October 2013 she was cleared by the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) to resume competition. … Read More
2015 33 Years Old In 2015 Campbell made it to the Semi's and Finals of the World Championships 100 and 200m, Finishing 3rd in the 200m which was won by Dafne Schippers.
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