Veronica Campbell-Brown won her 200m heat Thursday at the IAAF Track and Field World Championships despite switching lanes during the race.The Jamaican sprinter, and 2011 world champion, started the fifth heat in lane 5, but veered wide after rounding the curve, crossing the finish line first while in lane 6. Immediately afterwards, Campbell-Brown said she was "having a headache...
BEIJING (AP) Racing in a lane next to one of the big-name Jamaicans sure was a laugh. They certainly brought a few smiles to the sprints Wednesday night at world championships. Usain Bolt was already chuckling with the runner next to him before he crossed the finish line in the 200 meters. Another of the country's champions, Veronica-Campbell Brown, was up to a different sort of...
Via Associated Press
August 26, 2015 | Discuss
LONDON (AP) Sport's highest appeals body says Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown was cleared of doping because of blatant flaws in the test collection procedures and possible ''environmental contamination'' of her urine sample.
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