Amber Campbell

Track and Field

Name: Amber Campbell
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Hammer Throw
Height: 5-7
Weight: 200
DOB: 6/5/1981
Birthplace: Cincinnati , Ohio
Hometown: Indianapolis , Ind.
High School: Pike High School (Indianapolis, Ind.) ‘99
College: Coastal Carolina University ’04, Psychology
Team/Club: Mjolnir Throwers Club
Coach(es): Dr. David Vandergriff
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 6th
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, 12th
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, 21st in qualification round
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – DNF (hammer throw)
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2005, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015
  • Top finish: 11th – 2009 (hammer throw)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, silver (hammer throw)
  • 2012 Olympic Trials champion
  • 2011 Pan American Games, bronze (hammer throw)
  • 2010 Indoor Visa champion
  • Three-time Big South Women’s Track Athlete of the Year
Personal: Daughter of James and Evette Campbell...Has three brothers, Brian, Donnie and Michael...Five-time NCAA All-American...Works as a personal trainer when she is not training...Serves as a volunteer assistant coach for throwers at Coastal Carolina University after finishing her career as one of the most distinguished athletes in school history.

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