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Campbell-Brown says work to be done in 100m

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Jones,Ryon (Author)
Format:
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
May 16-May 22, 2013
Published:
Jamaica, NY
ISBN:
1018-2330
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Jamaica, Blacks, Tournaments, Track & field, Athletes, Campbell-Brown, Veronica, 1982-
Notes:
[Veronica Campbell-Brown] found herself back in seventh place at one stage in the race, but powered her way past the field, which included longstanding nemesis Allyson Felix, to win in 11.01 seconds. Felix (11.13) placed fifth, with Trinidad and Tobago's KellyAnn Baptiste (1 1 .06) second and Jamaica's Carrie Russell (11.08) third. "I felt a little bit of energy in my last couple steps to push forward. It was so electrifying (inside the stadium), I could hear people in the stands saying, 'It is your home, don't let anybody beat you." It is always good to compete here, it is very fun and the crowd motivates me a lot, so it is great."