Darren Campbell

Aug 13, 2004 06:22 PM IST

A Sydney silver medallist, Campbell remains one of the best though overshadowed by the younger sprinters in the recent years.

Born: September 12, 1973
Country: Great Britain
Weight: 84.8 kgs
Height: 183 cm
Event: Track and Field (100m, 200m, 4x100m Relay)

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Olympic Record:
2000 Sydney Olympics: 2nd in 200m

Other Records:
2003 World Championship: 3rd in 100m
2002 European Championship: 3rd in 100m
1998 European Championship: 1st in 100m

Great Britain's Darren Campbell remains one of the world's best performers though he has been overshadowed by the younger sprinters in the recent years. A Sydney silver medallist in the 200m, Campbell was not expected to make the world championship team in 2003 but he proved it wrong by making it and also winning a bronze in the 100m.

The former professional footballer went to Sydney four years ago with his thoughts trained on the 100m. But he finished sixth and surprisingly went on to grab a surprise silver in the 200m.

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