[Skip to content]

Menu
Search our Site
  • Instagram Icon
  • RSS Icon
  • Twitter Icon
  • Facebook Icon
  • YouTube Icon
Menu
UK Athletics
Menu
.

Campbell could be nearing end

Share this

Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Tell friends via WhatsApp Email us

Olympic sprint relay champion Darren Campbell is set to feature in what could be one of his final 100 metres races when he competes at the Celtic Cup in Falkirk next month.

 

The 32-year-old is heading towards the end of a highly successful career which has seen him win medals at Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth level.

 

However, the Sale Harrier has struggled to reach world-class form in the last two seasons. He failed to qualify for next month's European Championships, not progressing beyond his heat in the 100m before pulling out of the 200m at the trials in Manchester.

 

However, given his experience, he may be included in the 4x100m relay squad.

 

Coached by former world and Olympic champion Linford Christie, Campbell's season has been hampered by injury and his appearance in the inaugural meeting at the Grangemouth Stadium may well be one of his last over the shorter sprint.

The Celtic Cup is an international match between Scotland, Ireland and Wales and will also include guest athletes on Thursday, August 17.


 
These news feeds have been supplied direct to this site (www.ukathletics.net) by the Press Association (PA).
 
By accessing this section of the web site, the user agrees that the PA Material may only be used for the user's personal use, that the distribution or commercial exploitation of the PA Material by such user is prohibited and that use of the PA Material is at the sole risk of such user. Neither UK Athletics nor the PA gives any warranty that the supply of the PA Material will be uninterrupted or as to the accuracy of the PA Material or as to the results to be obtained from the PA Material. The PA will take all reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy and timely supply of the PA Material, but the PA does not warrant that the PA Material will be free from error or uninterrupted or, as provision of the PA Material is subject to the availability of the necessary information to the PA, that specific items of information will be available. ]