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Kemoy Campbell

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Nationality  Jamaican

Name  Kemoy Campbell
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Born  January 14, 1991 (age 24) (1991-01-14) Mandeville, Jamaica
Sport  Track, Long-distance running
Event(s)  1500 meters, Mile, 5000 meters
Personal best(s)  800 meters: 1:49.95 1500 meters: 3:41.00 5000 meters: 13:20.39
College team  South Plains College, University of Arkansas

Kemoy campbell after 2nd place at 2015 ncaa indoor 5000m


Kemoy Campbell (born January 14, 1991) is a Jamaican distance runner who competes in various events from 800 meters to 5000 metres. Since competing in the American collegiate circuit, he has developed a reputation for having remarkable range, having competitive experience from the 800 meters to the 10K. Campbell holds multiple Jamaican records in athletics.

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Kemoy campbell of arkansas after his surprise 2nd place in the 3000m clinched the ncaa title


Youth

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As a youngster, Campbell ran on the track team of Bellefield High School, in Manchester Parish, Jamaica. Although the overwhelming majority on the team were sprinters, Campbell was coached for distance running; one of his first races was a 5K road race. While still in Bellefield HS, Campell was scouted by University of Arkansas, the school he would come to many years later.

Collegiate

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Campbell first ran with South Plains College of Levelland, Texas, with whom he won NJCAA titles in the 800 meters and in cross country. He subsequently transferred to the same university which had scouted him back in Jamaica, University of Arkansas. At Arkansas, Campbell got coaching from coach Chris Bucknam. At the 2013 NCAA DI Outdoor T&F Championships, Campbell placed fifth in the men's 5000 meters final and placed second in the men's 3000 meters at the 2013 NCAA Division 1 Indoor Track and Field Championships.

Professional

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Campbell opened indoor season with an altitude 4:02.59 mile in Flagstaff, Arizona representing New Balance 22 January 2016. Campbell set a PR and Jamaican indoor record in the men's 3000 meters representing New Balance at the 2016 Millrose Games 20 February 2016.

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Kemoy Campbell placed fifth in 13:30.09 in 5000 metres at May 20 2016 at Hoka One One Mid Distance Classic hosted by Occidental College.

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On Feb 26 2017 Campbell ran 13:14.45 indoors at the BU Last Chance meet to break the Jamaican record.


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References

Kemoy Campbell Wikipedia


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