Jeremy Campbell

Track and Field

Name: Jeremy Campbell
Sport: Track and Field
Discipline(s): Track and Field
Event(s): Discus
Classification: F44
Height: 6-3
Weight: 230
DOB: 8/19/1987
Birthplace: Perryton, Texas
Hometown: Perryton, Texas
High School: Perryton High School (Perryton, Texas) '06
College: University of Central Oklahoma
Coach(es): Larry Judge
Paralympic Experience
  • Three-time Paralympian (2008, 2012, 2016); Three-time Paralympic medalist (3 gold)
  • Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, gold (discus, pentathlon); 4th (long jump)
  • London 2012 Paralympic Games, gold (discus)
World Championship Experience
  • Most Recent: 2015 - gold (discus)
  • Years of Participation: 2006, 2011, 2013, 2015
  • Medals: 4 (2 gold, 2 silver)
  • Gold - 2015 (discus), 2013 (discus)
  • Silver - 2011 (discus), 2006 (pentathlon)
Personal: Emerged in 2008 as one of the stars of the U.S. Paralympic Track and Field Team, winning his first pair of gold medals in discus and pentathlon at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games. Campbell followed this up with another Paralympic gold in London in 2012 and a world title at the 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships...Born with a rare birth deficiency Fibular Hemimelia, Jeremy had his right leg amputated at age 1...Youngest of three brothers in an athletic family and naturally gravitated towards sports, playing quarterback and point guard in high school...After being introduced to the Paralympic Movement in 2003, Campbell excelled at both pentathlon and discus but later decided to focus on the discus discipline...Featured in the 2011 ESPN Magazine Body Issue and won an ESPY award for Best Male Athlete with a Disability in 2013...His brother, Caleb, plays football for the Kansas City Chiefs...Hobbies include, reading, watching movies, and anything active and outside

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