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Biography

CAMPBELL Veronica

Nationality Jamaica Flag JAM Jamaica
Birth Date 15/05/1984
Gender Women
Height (m / in) 1.62/5'3''
Weight (kg / lbs) 61/134
Events Inscribed   Athletics Women's 200m
Medals Won SILVER Medal SILVER -  Women's 200m

Date Venue Event Country - Name Results Status
22 Mar
10:39
MCG Women's 200m
1st Round- Heat 3
Jamaica Flag JAM  - CAMPBELL Veronica (1) 23.17 Completed
22 Mar
18:35
MCG Women's 200m
Semifinals- Semifinal 1
Jamaica Flag JAM  - CAMPBELL Veronica (1) 23.23 Completed
23 Mar
22:00
MCG Women's 200m
Final- Final
Jamaica Flag JAM  - CAMPBELL Veronica (2) 22.72 Completed

Place Of Birth Trelawny, Jamaica
Residence Arkansas, USA
Marital Status Single
Occupation Student
International Debut 100m - 2nd (2002 Commonwealth Games)
Coach Steven Smith
Influential Person Merlene Ottey
Idol Role model is Merlene Ottey. Top sporting icons are the Williams sisters.
Recent Results 1st in the 100m - 10.92 (Monaco IAAF World Athletics Final, Monaco, 09-Sep-2005)
2nd in the 200m - 22.37 (Monaco IAAF World Athletics Final, Monaco, 10-Sep-2005)

1st in the 100m - 10.85 (Zurich Weltklasse, Switzerland, 19-Aug-2005)
1st in the 200m - 22.35 (Torino Memorial Primo Nebiolo, Italy, 03-Jun-2005)
Commonwealth
Games History
Manchester 2002
Silver in the 100m (11.00)
Silver in the 4x100m relay (42.73)
Olympic
Games History
Athens 2004
Bronze in the 100m (10.97)
Gold in the 200m (22.05)
Gold in the 4x100m relay (41.73, NR)

Sydney 2000
Silver in the 4x100m relay (42.13)
Injuries Veronica has had a succession of season ending hamstring injuries.
Other Personal Best:
100m - 10.85 (Zurich, Switzerland, 19-Aug-2005)
200m - 22.05 (25-Aug-2004)

Season's Best:
100m - 10.85 (Zurich, Switzerland, 19-Aug-2005)
200m - 22.35 (03-Jun-2005)

World Ranking:
2nd in the 100m and 2nd in the 200m (as at 28-Nov-2005, IAAF)

Veronica is the only woman to achieve the double sprint gold medals at the World Junior Championships.

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