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Encyclopedia > Veronica Campbell
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Veronica Campbell at the 2007 World Championships
Women's athletics
Olympic Games
Gold 2004 Athens 200 m
Gold 2004 Athens 4x100 m relay
Silver 2000 Sydney 4x100 m relay
Bronze 2004 Athens 100 m
World Championships
Gold 2007 Osaka 100 m
Silver 2005 Helsinki 100 m
Silver 2005 Helsinki 4x100 m relay
Silver 2007 Osaka 200 m

Veronica Campbell (born May 15, 1982) is a track and field sprint athlete, competing internationally for Jamaica. A four-time Olympic medalist, she is the current Olympic 200m and World 100m champion. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 432 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (1581 × 2193 pixel, file size: 523 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Official logo The 2007 World Championships in Athletics is being held in Osaka, Japan from August 24 to September 2, 2007 at Nagai Stadium. ... A womens 400m hurdles race on a typical outdoor red rubber track. ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ... The ceremony for the lighting of the flame is arranged as a pagan pageant, with priestesses dancing. ... Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics were held at the Athens Olympic Stadium, except for the marathons (which were run from Marathonas to the Kallimarmaro Stadium), the road walk (through the streets of Athens), and the shot put, which was held at the Ancient Olympia Stadium. ... The 2000 Summer Olympics or the Millennium Games/Games of the New Millennium, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad, were the Summer Olympic Games held in 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... At the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, 46 events in athletics were contested, 24 for men and 22 for women. ... The World Championships in Athletics is an event organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations. ... Official logo The 2007 World Championships in Athletics is being held in Osaka, Japan from August 24 to September 2, 2007 at Nagai Stadium. ... Helsinki Olympic Stadium at the opening day of the 2005 World Championships in Athletics. ... Helsinki Olympic Stadium at the opening day of the 2005 World Championships in Athletics. ... Official logo The 2007 World Championships in Athletics is being held in Osaka, Japan from August 24 to September 2, 2007 at Nagai Stadium. ... is the 135th day of the year (136th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... Look up athletics in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Sprints are short running races in athletics. ... Olympic can mean: Olympic Games, an international multi-sport event: Olympic Games, the modern games held since 1896 Ancient Olympic Games, the ancient games held in Olympia, Greece between 776 BC and 393 AD Olympic (band), a Czech rock band Olympic (MTR) A MTR station in Hong Kong Olympic Airlines... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ... 200m is a sprint running event. ... The World Championships in Athletics is an event organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations. ... 100 m is the classic sprint race distance. ...


Campbell attends the University of Arkansas where she stood out as a sprint star in a program dominated by long-distance runners. The University of Arkansas is a public co-educational land-grant university. ...


In 2000, she was a member of the 4 x 100 meter relay team the won silver at the 2000 Summer Olympics for Jamaica. The 2000 Summer Olympics or the Millennium Games/Games of the New Millennium, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad, were the Summer Olympic Games held in 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ...


At the 2004 Olympics she first placed third in the 100 meters and two days later won the 200 meters, beating out Allyson Felix of the United States. The Womens 100 m at the 2004 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics program were held at the Athens Olympic Stadium on August 20 and August 21. ... The Womens 200 m at the 2004 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics program were held at the Athens Olympic Stadium between August 23 and August 25 Event Summary Qualifying There were seven heats in round one from where the first four home in each progressed to the... Allyson Felix (born November 18, 1985 in Los Angeles, California) is a track and field sprint athlete, competing internationally for the United States in the 200 meters. ...


She later teamed up with Aleen Bailey, Tayna Lawrence, and Sherone Simpson to win the 4 x 100 meter relay race. In August 2005 she has won the silver medal in the 100 meters at the 2005 World Championships in Athletics, she won there also another silver medal, in the 4x100 m relay (together with Daniele Browning, Aleen Bailey and Sherone Simpson). She is the only female to win both 100 meter and 200 meter sprints at the same world youth championship Aleen Bailey (born November 25, 1980, in St. ... Tayna Lawrence (born September 17, 1975 in Spanish Town, Jamaica) is a Track and Field sprint athlete, competing internationally for Jamaica. ... Sherone Simpson (born August 12, 1984) is a track and field sprint athlete, competing internationally for Jamaica. ... The Womens 4 x 100 m relay races at the 2004 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics program were held at the Athens Olympic Stadium on August 26 and August 27. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in August August 31: Michael Sheard August 26: Lord Fitt August 24: Jack Slipper August 24: Maurice Cowling August 24: Dr. Tom Pashby August 23: Brock Peters August 22: Lord Lane August 21: Robert Moog August... Helsinki Olympic Stadium at the opening day of the 2005 World Championships in Athletics. ... Daniele Browning (born August 29, 1981) is a Jamaican sprinter. ... Aleen Bailey (born November 25, 1980, in St. ... Sherone Simpson (born August 12, 1984) is a track and field sprint athlete, competing internationally for Jamaica. ...


Achievements

Year Tournament Venue Event Place Result
1998 World Junior Championships Annecy, France 100m 17th 12.04
1999 World Youth Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 100m 1st 11.49
2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 100m 1st 11.12
200m 1st 22.87
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, Great Britain 100m 2nd 11.00
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 100m 3rd 10.97
200m 1st 22.05
World Athletics Final Monaco, Monaco 100m 1st 10.91
200m 1st 22.64
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 100m 2nd 10.95
200m 4th 22.38
World Athletics Final Monaco, Monaco 100m 1st 10.92
200m 2nd 22.37
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 200m 2nd 22.72A
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 100m 1st 11.01
200m 2nd 22.34

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Olympic champions in women's 200 m
1948: Fanny Blankers-Koen | 1952: Marjorie Jackson | 1956: Betty Cuthbert | 1960: Wilma Rudolph | 1964: Edith McGuire | 1968: Irena Szewińska | 1972: Renate Stecher | 1976: Bärbel Eckert | 1980: Bärbel Eckert | 1984: Valerie Brisco-Hooks | 1988: Florence Griffith-Joyner | 1992 Gwen Torrence | 1996: Marie-José Pérec | 2000: Marion Jones | 2004: Veronica Campbell
Olympic champions in women's 4×100 m relay
1928 Canada Fanny Rosenfeld, Ethel Smith, Jane Bell & Myrtle Cook
1932 United States Mary Carew, Evelyn Furtsch, Annette Rogers & Wilhelmina von Bremen
1936 United States Harriet Bland, Annette Rogers, Betty Robinson & Helen Stephens
1948 Netherlands Xenia Stad-de Jong, Netty Witziers-Timmer, Gerda van der Kade-Koudijs & Fanny Blankers-Koen
1952 United States Mae Faggs, Barbara Jones, Janet Moreau & Catherine Hardy
1956 Australia Shirley Strickland, Norma Croker, Fleur Mellor & Betty Cuthbert
1960 United States Martha Hudson, Lucinda Williams, Barbara Jones & Wilma Rudolph
1964 Poland Teresa Ciepły, Irena Szewińska, Halina Górecka & Ewa Kłobukowska
1968 United States Barbara Ferrell, Margaret Bailes, Mildrette Netter & Wyomia Tyus
1972 West Germany Christiane Krause, Ingrid Mickler, Annegret Richter & Heidemarie Rosendahl
1976 East Germany Marlies Göhr, Renate Stecher, Carla Bodendorf & Bärbel Wöckel
1980 East Germany Romy Müller, Bärbel Wöckel, Ingrid Auerswald & Marlies Göhr
1984 United States Alice Brown, Jeanette Bolden, Chandra Cheeseborough & Evelyn Ashford
1988 United States Alice Brown, Sheila Echols, Florence Griffith Joyner & Evelyn Ashford
1992 United States Evelyn Ashford, Esther Jones, Carlette Guidry & Gwen Torrence
1996 United States Gail Devers, Inger Miller, Chryste Gaines & Gwen Torrence
2000 Bahamas Sevatheda Fynes, Chandra Sturrup, Pauline Davis-Thompson & Debbie Ferguson
2004 Jamaica Tayna Lawrence, Sherone Simpson, Aleen Bailey & Veronica Campbell
Preceded by
Bridgette Foster
Jamaica Sportswoman of the Year
20042005
Succeeded by
Vacant

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IAAF International Association of Athletics Federations - IAAF.org - News (716 words)
Aided by a generous +2.8 wind, Campbell got off to her fastest season start ever, despite a rocky departure from the blocks that left her trailing through the race’s first half.
Comparing the mid-April form of the upstart Veronica Campbell of 2004 with the spring 2005 form of Campbell the reigning Olympic champion, she seems pleased with comparison.
NOTE - Veronica Campbell currently heads the 200m and is in second spot in the 100m Event in the IAAF World Rankings.
Veronica Campbell - Definition, explanation (148 words)
Veronica Campbell (born May 15, 1982) is a Track and Field sprint athlete, competing internationally for Jamaica.
Campbell attends the University of Arkansas where she stands out as a sprint star in a program dominated by long-distance runners.
In 2000, she was a member of the 4 x 100 meter relay team the won silver at the 2000 Summer Olympics for Jamaica.
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