Michael Campbell (athlete)

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Michael Campbell
Medal record
Representing  Jamaica
CAC Junior Championships (U20)
Gold medal – first place 1996 San Salvador 4x400 m relay
Junior (U20)
Gold medal – first place 1996 Kingston 400m
Silver medal – second place 1997 Bridgetown 400m

Michael Campbell (born 11 September 1978 in Kingston) is a retired male track and field sprinter from Jamaica.


He specialized in the 200 metres and the 400 metres during his career. His personal best time in the men's 200 metres was 21.07 seconds, achieved on 30 May 2004 in Sacramento, California. Campbell won a gold medal in the men's 4x400 m relay at the 2003 Pan American Games, alongside Sanjay Ayre, Lansford Spence, and Davian Clarke.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Jamaica
1996 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Kingston, Jamaica 1st 400 m 46.92
Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) San Salvador, El Salvador 7th 400 m 48.22
1st 4x400 m relay 3:09.67
World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 19th (sf) 400m 48.04
7th 4×400m relay 3:09.04
1997 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Bridgetown, Barbados 2nd 400 m 47.33
2003 Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 7th 400 m 46.10
1st 4x400 m relay 3:01.81
World Championships Paris, France 2nd 4x400 m relay 3:01.37 (h)
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 4x400 m relay DSQ

External links[edit]

  • Michael Campbell at IAAF
  • Michael Campbell at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com
  • Player Bio at Arizona State University
  • Picture of Michael Campbell
  • ASU Sweeps Men's Pac-10 Track and Field Athlete of the Week Honors. Michael Campbell named track athlete of the week, while David Wood honored as field athlete of the week., CBS Interactive College Network - Arizona State Track & Field, 16 April 2001, archived from the original on 4 February 2013, retrieved 18 April 2012