One of the world’s most highly decorated female sprinters, Veronica Campbell-Brown, will make her long awaited first appearance in Oslo, when she competes in the Diamond League 100m at this year’s ExxonMobil Bislett Games on 11 June.
Veronica Campbell-Brown has a competitive record that is the envy of athletes and track fans alike, with a cabinet full of medals from Olympics and World Championships. Twice Olympic 200m Champion, World Champion at 100m and 200m and twice at 60m (indoors), as well as numerous victories and medals at World Athletic Finals, Continental Cups, etc. Actually Veronica Campbell-Brown is one of the few athletes to claim victories in all IAAF events – World Youth, World Junior and World Championships – at 100M.
Two-time Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has been added IAAF Diamond League Golden Gala Pietro Mennea to contest 200M. The Jamaican has competed in the 100m in the Italian capital on several occasions in the past, but this will be the first time she has contested the longer sprint in Rome.
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