Campbell
ParalympianPara Track and Field

Jeremy Campbell

Paralympian 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020

Jeremy Campbell posing with American flag
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2023 Parapan American Games - Para Track and Field

November 17, 2023 - November 26, 2023 | Santiago, Chile

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Paris 2023 Para Athletics World Championships

July 8 - 17, 2023 | Paris, France

Athlete Bio

Jeremy Campbell
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Height

6'3"

Birthday

Aug 19, 1987

Hometown

Perryton, TX

Education

University of Central Oklahoma

classification: F64

  • Son of Greg and Stephanie Campbell and has two brothers, Caleb and Jacob. His brother, Caleb, played football for the Kansas City Chiefs
  • Born with a rare birth deficiency, fibular hemimelia, Campbell had his right leg amputated at age one.
  • The youngest of three brothers in an athletic family, he gravitated to sports.

  • Played point guard and was the starting quarterback for his high school basketball and football teams.

  • In 2003, Campbell participated in the Endeavor Games, his first exposure to Paralympic track and field.

  • Five years later, he emerged in 2008 as one of the stars of the U.S. Paralympic Track & Field Team, winning his first pair of gold medals in discus and pentathlon at the Paralympic Games Beijing 2008.

  • Today, he is one of the most accomplished Paralympic throwers and made history as the first Paralympian to throw over 60-meters.

  • Hobbies include, reading, watching movies, video games, golf and anything active outdoors.

  • Four-time Paralympian (2008, 2012, 2016, 2020); Four-time Paralympic medalist (4 golds)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, gold (discus throw)
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016, 4th (discus throw)
  • Paralympic Games London 2012, gold (discus throw)
  • Paralympic Games Beijing 2008, gold (discus throw, pentathlon), 4th (long jump)
  • Most Recent: 2023 – silver (discus throw)
  • Years of Participation: 2006, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2023
  • Medals: 7 (4 gold, 3 silver)
  • Gold - 2019 (discus throw), 2017 (discus throw), 2015 (discus throw), 2013 (discus throw)
  • Silver - 2023 (discus throw), 2011 (discus throw), 2006 (pentathlon)
  • Featured in the 2011 ESPN Magazine Body Issue and won an ESPY award for Best Male Athlete with a Disability in 2013
  • Years of Participation: 2006, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019. Medals: 6 (4 gold, 2 silver). Most Recent: 2019 – gold (discus throw).

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