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Darren Campbell Biography
Darren Campbell (born September 12, 1973) is a British sprint athlete.

Born in Manchester, England, Darren made a very bright start to his athletics career winning the 100m and 200m gold medals at the 1991 European Junior Championships held in Thessaloniki, Greece and following this up with silver medals in the same events a year later at the 1992 World Junior Championships, behing Ato Boldon both times. But cursed with injury he took time off from athletics to play football for Plymouth Argyle F.C. and Newport County A.F.C. amongst others.

After returning to the track in 1995 he was sufficiently recovered enough to represent Britain in the Summer Olympic Games the following year and with a few hiccups along the way has made himself into a regular in the national team.

The 2000 Olympic Games saw him take a silver medal in the 200 m.

In 2001 Darren was again hit by injury which made him miss the majority of the years competitions.

2002 saw Darren win the 100 m. at the European Championships then compete in his home town at the Commonwealth Games. He could only manage bronze in his individual event the 200 m. but brought home the gold in the 4 x 100 m. relay along with squad members Jason Gardener, Marlon Devonish and Allyn Condon.

In 2003 Darren went to the Paris World Championships where he took bronze again in the 100 m. and bettered this in the relay, taking silver.

European Junior Athletics Championship - Thessaloniki, Greece.
100 m gold medal
200 m gold medal
4 x 100 m relay silver medal
IAAF World Junior Championships - Seoul, South Korea.
100 m silver medal
200 m silver medal
4 x 100 m relay gold medal
European Cup - Madrid, Spain.
bronze medal
World Championships - Athens, Greece.
bronze medal
European Championships - Budapest, Hungary.
100 m gold medal
4 x 100 m relay gold medal
Commonwealth Games - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
4 x 100 m gold medal
World Championships - Seville, Spain.
4 x 100 m relay silver medal
European Cup - Paris, France.
4 x 100 m gold medal
Summer Olympics - Sydney, Australia.
200 m silver medal
European Cup - Gateshead, England.
100 m gold medal
4 x 100 m relay gold medal
European Championships - Munich, Germany.
100 m gold medal
Commonwealth Games - Manchester, England.
200 m bronze medal
4 x 100 m relay gold
World Championships - Paris, France.
100 m bronze medal
4 x 100 m relay silver medal
European Cup - Florence, Italy.
4 x 100 m relay bronze medal
As well as these performances, during his career Darren has also won seven national titles at either the 100 or 200 metres.
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