Veronica Campbell-Brown
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Veronica Campbell-Brown

Jamaican Sprint Athlete and Olympic Gold Medallist
Female
Born May 15, 1982
Age 32
Hometown Clarks Town
Other Names Veronica Campbell

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

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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 At the 2000 Olympic Games, she ran the second leg on the silver medal winning 4 x 100 m relay team.
2001 19 Years Old In 2001, she was awarded the Austin Sealy Trophy for the most outstanding athlete of the 2001 CARIFTA Games. … 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 as well as another silver medal in the 4 x 100 m relay (together with Daniele Browning, Aleen Bailey and Sherone Simpson). At the 2007 World Championships, Campbell won three medals with a gold in the 100 m, a silver in the 200 m (second to Felix) and a silver in the 4 x 100 m relay.
2007 25 Years Old In 2007, Campbell married Omar Brown, a fellow Jamaican sprinter and University of Arkansas alumnus, changing her name to Campbell-Brown. … 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 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. At the 2009 World Championships Campbell-Brown was fourth in the 100 m final behind teammates Fraser and Stewart. … Read More
2010 28 Years Old In 2010 she won her first World Indoor 60m Gold medal in a time of 7.00. … Read More
2011 29 Years Old 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
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