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Jeremy Campbell

Track and Field

  • 2008
  • 2012
TwitterFacebookName: Jeremy Campbell
Weight: 230
Classification: F44
DOB: 8/19/1987
Hometown: Perryton, Texas
Current Residence: Edmond, Okla./Chula Vista, Calif.
High School: Perryton High School (Perryton, Texas) '06
College: University of Central Oklahoma

Paralympic Experience:
  • 2012 Paralympic Games, Gold (Discus)
  • 2008 Paralympic Games, Gold (Discus, Pentathlon)
Career Highlights:
  • 2015: IPC Athletics World Championships, 1st (discus); U.S. Paralympics Track and Field National Championships, 1st (discus); Parapan American Games, 2nd (discus)
  • 2014: U.S. Paralympics Track and Field National Championships, 1st (discus)
  • 2013: IPC Athletics World Championships, 1st (discus)
  • 2012: U.S. Paralympic Track & Field Trials, 1st (discus)Paralympic World Cup, 1st (discus)
  • 2011: IPC Athletics World Championships, 2nd (discus)
  • 2010: U.S. Paralympics Track and Field National Championships, 1st (discus)
  • 2008: Paralympic Games, 1st (discus, pentathlon); U.S. Paralympic Track & Field National Championships, 1st (Discus,
  • Pentathlon)
  • 2007: Parapan American Games, 1st (Long Jump); Paralympic World Cup, 1st (Long Jump)
  • 2006: IPC Athletics World Championships, 2nd (Pentathlon), 4th (100m)

Jeremy Campbell 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. His is the 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. Campbell was featured in the 2011 ESPN Magazine Body Issue and won an ESPY award for Best Male Athlete with a Disability in 2013. In his free time, he enjoys reading, watching movies and anything where he can be active and outside. His brother, Caleb, plays football for the Kansas City Chiefs. 

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Twitter: @JeremyKCampbell
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