Ottobock ambassador

Jeremy Campbell

Jeremy Campbell emerged in 2008 as one of the stars of the U.S. Paralympic Track and Field Team. Since then he has been competing on an international level.

Passion for sports under the Texas sun

Born with a rare birth deficiency Fibular Hemimelia, Jeremy had his right leg amputated at age one. The youngest of three brothers in an athletic family, he naturally gravitated towards sports, playing quarterback and point guard in high school.

He won his first pair of gold medals in discus and pentathlon at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games. Campbell followed this up with another Paralympic gold in London in 2012 and a world title at the 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships.

Ottobock ambassador Jeremy Campbell

Being outside and active is what he loves

After being introduced to the Paralympic Movement in 2003, Campbell excelled at both pentathlon and discus but later decided to focus on the discus discipline.

He was featured in the 2011 ESPN Magazine Body Issue and won an ESPY award for Best Male Athlete with a Disability in 2013. His brother, Caleb, plays football for the Kansas City Chiefs.

Jeremy’s hobbies include, reading, watching movies, and anything active and outside.

Key facts

  • Nation: USA
  • Year of birth: 1987
  • Sport: Para Athletics – Discus
  • Classification: F64
  • Coach: Larry Judge

Victories and achievements

  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020:
    • Gold medal in discus throw
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016:
    • 4th place in discus throw
  • Paralympic Games London 2012:
    • Gold medal in discus throw
  • Paralympic Games Beijing 2008
    • Gold medal in discus throw
    • Gold medal in pentathlon
    • 4th place in long jump
  • Para Athletics World Championship London 2017
    • Gold medal in dicus throw
  • Para Athletics World Championship Swansea 2015
    • Gold medal in dicus throw

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