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2014 IAAF World Junior Championships

 

Amber Campbell

Amber Campbell

Event: Hammer Throw
Height: 5-7
Weight: 200
PR: HT - 73.61m/241-6.03 (2014); WT - 24.78m/81-3.25 (2012)
Born: 06/05/1981
Current Residence: Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
High School: Pike (Indianapolis, Ind.) H.S. '99
College: Costal Carolina (S.C.) '04
Coach: Dr. David Vandergriff
Agent: John Nubani
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Club: Mjolnir Throwers Club
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USA Championships
Two-time USA Outdoor champion - 2010 (71.52m/234-8); 2012 (71.80m/235-6)
Six-time USA Indoor champion – 2007 (24.54m/80-6.25); 2008 (23.23m/76-2.25); 2009 (24.43m/80-2); 2010 (24.70m/81-0.5); 2011 (24.18m/79-5.25); 2012 (24.78m/81-3)
Four-time USA Outdoor runner-up – 2008 (23.23m/76-5.25); 2009 (68.92m/226-1); 2011 (70.07m/229-10); 2014 (23.68m/77-8.25)
Four-time USA Indoor runner-up – 2005 (23.99m/78-8.5); 2006 (22.66m/74-4.25); 2013 (23.68m/77-8); 2014 (23.68m/77-08.25)
Two-time bronze medalist USA Outdoors - 2013 (23.68m/77-8.25); (71.35m/234-1)
Third at 2004 Olympic Trials (65.98m/216-6)
 
Collegiate Championships
16-time Big South Conference champion
 
Awards and Honors
2010 Indoor Visa champion
Five-time NCAA All-American
Three-time Big South Women’s Track Athlete of the Year
 
About Amber
Amber Campbell went from being a good thrower at the collegiate level to one of the best in the women’s weight throw and hammer throw in the country over the past 10 years. She owns the third-farthest indoor weight throw in American history. Campbell has represented Team USA at three World Outdoor Championships (2005, 2009, 2011) and is two-time Olympian (2008, 2012). Campbell's mark at the 2012 Olympics is the best ever Olympic performance by an American. She is a volunteer assistant coach for throwers at Coastal Carolina after finishing her career as one of the school’s most distinguished athletes of all-time.
Results:
2014:
2nd at USA Indoors (23.68m/77-8.28); 3rd at IAAF World Challenge (70.03m/229-9); 3rd at USA Outdoors (71.35m/234-1); 1st at Edmonton (73.61m/241-6)
2013: 8th in qualifying group B at World Outdoors (69.86m/229-2); 3rd at USA Outdoors (73.03m/239-7); 3rd at Edmonton (68.48m/224-8); 2nd at Chicagoland (73.00m/239-6); 6th at Pre Classic (70.87m/232-6); 3rd at Tucson Elite Classic (71.94m/236-0); 2nd at USA Indoors (23.68m/77-8)
2012: 3rd at DecaNation (60.25m/230-5); 6th in qualifying round of Olympic Games (69.93m/229-5); 1st at Olympic Trials (71.80m/235-6); 6th at Pre Classic (70.04m/229-9); 6th at Daegu (69.54m/228-1);1st at Mt. Sac Relays (71.57m/234-9);1st at USA Indoors (24.78m/81-3); 1st at Millrose Games (23.88m/78-4).
2011: 8th in Group “A” at World Outdoors (71.06m/233-1); 2nd at USA Outdoors (70.07m/229-10); 1st at Mt. SAC Relays (72.59m/238-1); USA Indoor champion (24.18m/79-5.25)
2010: USA Outdoor champion (71.52m/234-8); USA Indoor champion (24.70m/81-0.5); 4th at Pre Classic (70.21m/230-4); 1st at Mt. SAC Relays (71.04m/233-1); 7th at Daegu (69.01m/226-5); 1stat California Relays (71.94m/236-0)
2009: 11th at World Outdoors (70.08m/229-11); USA Outdoor runner-up (68.92m/226-1); USA Indoor champion (24.43m/80-2); 1st at VT Invite (23.73m/77-10.25); 2nd at Mt. SAC (70.61m/231-8)
2008: Olympic Trials runner-up (69.24m/227-02); 9th in Group B qualifying at Olympic Games (67.86m/222-8); USA Indoor champion (23.23m/76-2.25); 1st at Mt. SAC (70.19m/230-3)
2007: 5th at USA Outdoors (68.07m/223-4); USA Indoor champion (24.54m/80-6.25); 1st at Provo (70.33m/230-9); 1st at Penn Relays (68.76m/225-7)
2006: 3rd at USA Outdoors (67.52m/221-6); USA Indoor champs WT runner-up (22.66m/74-4.25); 3rd in Penn Relays (67.19m/220-5); 2nd at Road to Eugene (67.36m/221-0)
2005: 3rd at USA Outdoors (68.95m/226-2); 9th in Group B at World Outdoors (65.48m/214-10); USA Indoors weight throw runner-up (23.99m/78-8.5i); 3rd at Atlanta (69.44m/227-10); 1st at Conway (69.16m/226-11); 1st at Conway (69.13m/226-9); 1st in Charlotte (68.33/224-2); 1st at Lapua (68.23m/223-10); 1st at Johnson City (22.52m/73-10.75i); 1st at Clemson (22.07m/72-5i)
2004: 3rd at U.S. Olympic Trials (65.98m/216-6); 3rd at the USA Indoors (22.24m/72-11.75); 1st at Gainesville (67.21m/220-6)
2003: 4th at NCAA Outdoors (64.58m/211-10); 6th at USA Outdoors (64.02m/210-0)
2002: 9th at NCAA Indoors (19.47m/63-10.5)
2001: 7th at NCAA Outdoors (60.80m/199-6); 7th at NCAA Indoors (19.65m/64-5.75)
 
USA/World Rankings and Personal Bests
2014:
Indoor bests - Weight (23.68m/77-8.28); Outdoor bests - Hammer (73.61m/241-6)
2013: Indoor bests - Weight, 23.68/77-8¼  (No. 3 in the USA, No. 3 in in the World); Outdoor bests - Hammer, 73.03/239-7 (No. 11 in in the USA, No. 18 in in the World, No. 4 in USA by T&FN)
2012: Indoor bests - 24.78m/81-3 (No. 2 in the USA); Outdoor bests - 71.80m/235-6 (No. 3 in the USA, No. 29 in the world, ranked No. 1 in the USA by T&FN)
2011: Indoor bests – 23.44m/76-11 (No. 3 in the USA); Outdoor bests – 72.59m/238-2 (No. 2 in the USA by T&FN, No. 11 in the world)
2010: Indoor bests – 24.70m/81-0.5 (No. 1 in the USA); Outdoor bests – 71.94m/236-0 (No. 1 in the USA by T&FN, No. 13 in the world)
2009: Indoor bests –  24.43m/80-2 (No. 1 in the USA); Outdoor bests –70.61m/231-8 (No. 3 in the USA, No. 27 in the world, ranked No. 2 in the USA by T&FN)
2008: Indoor bests – 23.68m/77-8.25 (No. 2 in the USA); Outdoor bests – 70.19m/230-3 (No. 2 in the USA, No. 36 in the world, ranked No. 3 in the USA by T&FN)
2007: Indoor bests – 24.54m/80-6.25 (No. 2 in the USA); Outdoor bests – 70.33m/230-9 (No. 2 in the USA, No. 28 in the world, ranked No. 4 in the USA by T&FN)
2006: Indoor bests – 22.66m/74-4.5 (No. 4 in the USA); Outdoor bests – 67.52m/221-6 (No. 5 in the USA, No. 38 in the world, ranked No. 3 in the USA by T&FN)
2005: Indoor bests – 23.99m/78-8.5 (No. 2 in the USA); Outdoor bests – 69.52m/228-1 (No. 4 in the USA, No. 28 in the world, ranked No. 3 in the USA by T&FN)
2004: Indoor bests – 22.24m/72-11.75 (No. 4 in the USA); Outdoor bests – 67.21m/220-6 (No. 7 in the USA)
2003: Indoor bests – weight throw, 21.19m/69-9.25 (No. 5 in the USA); Outdoor bests – hammer throw, 64.58m/211-10 (No. 12 in the USA)
2002: Indoor bests –20.99m/68-10.5 (No. 8 in the USA)
2001: Indoor bests –19.65m/64-5.75 (No. 10 in the USA); Outdoor bests – 60.80m/199-6
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