James Campbell

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Club:Cheltenham
Gender:Male
Age Group:SEN
County:Gloucestershire
Region:South West
Nation:Scotland
Lead Coach:Unknown
Previous Lead:Carolyn Franks-2006
Previous Lead:Mick Hill2006-2012
Previous Lead:David Parker2012-2014

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Domestic Championships Record

2004 – 3rd AAA U20 Championships, 1st ESAA Championships
2005 – 2nd AAA U20 Championships
2006 – 1st AAA U20 Championships, 1st ESAA Championships
2007 – 1st England Athletics U20 Championships, 2nd BUSA Championships
2008 – 1st England Athletics U23 Open Championships, 1st BUSA Championships
2009 – 1st England Athletics U23 Open Championships, 1st Scottish Senior Championships, 2nd BUCS Championships
2010 – 1st Aviva European Trials and UK Championships, 1st England Athletics U23 Open Championships, 1st Scottish Commonwealth Trials & Senior Championships, 1st BUCS Championships

Noteworthy performances

2004 – 1st Commonwealth Youth Games
2006 – 8th World Junior Championships
2007 – 8th European Junior Championships
2010 – 6th Commonwealth Games
2014 – 13thq Commonwealth Games

James first picked up a javelin at his school year 7 sports day and broke his year 7 school record. The following year he won his District Schools trials by just 1cm, after which he began training with Carolyn Franks at Cheltenham & County Harriers. At first, his athletics training was fitted around his football, at which he showed great promise, having a trial with Chelsea aged 15. However javelin became the preferred option after winning bronze at his first English Schools Championships in 2002. Silver followed in 2003, then gold in 2004 and 2006, rounding off a superb schools athletics career. 2006 in particular stands out as a career highlight because of the tremendous atmosphere at that event.

James throws for Scotland as his father is a Scot. He is the current Scottish record holder at U17, U20 and Senior levels. He gained valuable experience when given junior opportunities to throw for Scotland at the Celtic Games and was unbeaten in all four appearances. At his second, in Belfast, he met Steve Backley for the first time and got his autograph!

He has been lucky to travel extensively in his junior career both for competitions and training and looks forward to this continuing for several years to come.

Outside of athletics, he passed his Honours swimming badge aged just 10 and has a PE degree from Leeds Metropolitan University. He was sidelined from action for 2012 after two shoulder operations and unfortunately has undergone further shoulder surgery on 15/7/13, from which he is determined to recover and return to action in 2014.


Best known performances
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607.53i7.53i60
JT80080.3870.7857.5780.1880.3876.7173.70JT80073.0073.1867.0867.21
JT70072.19JT70072.1968.3458.58
JT60052.59JT60052.5940.48

Performances Submit
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2013 2014

2014 SEN Cheltenham
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
JT80070.787BHampden ParkCommonwealth Games1 Aug 14
JT80070.392BBirminghamUK Athletics Jumps & Throws Fest20 Jul 14
JT80070.361BedfordBIG (Bedford International Games)1 Jun 14
JT80070.013LoughboroughLoughborough International18 May 14
JT80069.551CheltenhamBrewer Games Open Meeting5 May 14
JT80068.123BirminghamBritish Championships (Inc European Trials)28 Jun 14
JT80067.784BedfordEngland Athletics Invitation Events24 May 14
JT80067.703LoughboroughLEAP19 Jul 14
JT80065.645BedfordBIG (Bedford International Games)31 May 14
JT80062.611KetteringKettering Open Meeting16 Aug 14
2013 SEN Cheltenham
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
JT80057.571ALoughboroughPlastics Plus Midland League Division 19 Jun 13
2011 SEN Cheltenham
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
JT80080.18GstqABedfordBUCS Championships1 May 11
JT80078.80GstBedfordBUCS Championships2 May 11
JT80078.411CosfordRAF Invitation16 Apr 11
JT80077.926Riga, LATRiga Cup2 Jun 11
JT80077.271HullKingston Upon Hull Spring Open10 Apr 11
JT80075.967BirminghamSamsung Diamond League viva British Grand Prix10 Jul 11
JT80075.031LoughboroughLoughborough International22 May 11
JT80074.633BirminghamAviva British Championships inc. World Trials30 Jul 11
JT80072.831LoughboroughLoughborough Winter Long Throws26 Feb 11
JT80072.679Sofia, BULEuropean Cup Winter Throws20 Mar 11
JT80072.282Glasgow (S)Scottish Senior & U14 Championships17 Jul 11
JT80071.952Ninove, BELMemorial Rasschaert6 Aug 11
JT80071.041Barlborough2nd Annual UK Javelin Carnival12 Jun 11
JT80068.038Stockholm, SWESpar European Team Championships18 Jun 11
2010 U23 Cheltenham/Leeds Beckett Uni
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
607.53i33SheffieldRAF & Inter Universities Championships17 Feb 10
JT80080.381DunfermlineScottish Senior Championships (inc Commonwealth Games Trials)18 Jul 10
JT80076.651BedfordBUCS Championships3 May 10
JT80075.838Crystal PalaceIAAF Diamond League Aviva London Grand Prix14 Aug 10
JT80074.001BirminghamAviva British Championships inc. European Trials25 Jun 10
JT80073.791qABedfordBUCS Championships2 May 10
JT80073.723Oordegem, BELFlanders Cup International3 Jul 10
JT80073.601CosfordRAF Invitation Match24 Apr 10
JT80073.551SportcityNorthern Athletics Senior & U20 Championships13 Jun 10
JT80073.411BedfordAviva England U23 and U20 World Trials Championships19 Jun 10
JT80072.231CardiffMcCain Challenge Final28 Aug 10
JT80072.046Delhi, INDCommonwealth Games12 Oct 10
JT80070.411nsHendonBritish Athletics League Premiership5 Jun 10
JT80070.272Loughborough Loughborough International23 May 10
2009 U23 Cheltenham/Leeds Beckett Uni/Team Glasgow
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
JT80076.712BedfordBUCS Championships4 May 09
JT80074.962BedfordBIG (Bedford International Games)31 May 09
JT80073.921DunfermlineScottish Senior Championships & Junior Relay Champs21 Jun 09
JT80073.283LoughboroughMcCain Loughborough International17 May 09
JT80072.577qAKaunas, LTUEuropean Under-23 Championships16 Jul 09
JT80072.351Leeds (B)Leeds Varsity Match7 Oct 09
JT80072.081Kingston, JAMUtech Track & Field Classic18 Apr 09
JT80072.072CardiffUKA Super 810 Jun 09
JT80072.061Don ValleyYorkshire & Humberside County Championships9 May 09
JT80071.031CardiffMcCain UK Challenge Final15 Aug 09
JT80070.942QBBedfordBUCS Championships3 May 09
JT80070.071BedfordEngland U20 & U23 Championships28 Jun 09
JT80069.997BLos Realejos, ESPEuropean Cup Winter Throwing14 Mar 09
JT80069.071CosfordRAF Invitational Athletics Meeting25 Apr 09
JT80068.944BirminghamAviva British Championships inc. World Trials11 Jul 09
2008 U23 Cheltenham/Leeds Beckett Uni
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
JT80073.701BedfordBUSA Championships3 May 08
JT80071.881BedfordEngland Athletics Open Championships (U23/U20)22 Jun 08
JT80071.582Pihtipudas, FINPihtipudas, FIN26 Jun 08
JT80070.141GrangemouthBank of Scotland Cup1 Jul 08
JT80069.695BedfordBIG (Bedford International Games)1 Jun 08
JT80069.223LoughboroughLoughborough International18 May 08
JT80069.201ABedfordBUSA Championships3 May 08
JT80069.081GatesheadTartan Games23 Aug 08
JT80068.495EtonUK Challenge Final9 Aug 08
JT80068.062DunfermlineScottish Athletics Senior Championships31 Aug 08
JT80067.894Halle, GERHallesche Werfertage25 May 08
JT80067.776BirminghamAviva British Championships inc. Olympic Trials12 Jul 08
JT80067.185Pavia, ITAEAP Meeting11 May 08
JT80065.2183Split, CROEuropean Winter Throws Challenge16 Mar 08
JT80064.637Pihtipudas, FINPihtipudas, FIN29 Jun 08
JT80064.101ADerbyInter-Territorial Match U2310 Aug 08
2007 U20 Cheltenham/Leeds Beckett Uni
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
JT80073.001GrangemouthCeltic Cup31 Jul 07
JT80071.091BedfordEngland Athletics U23 & U20 Championships23 Jun 07
JT80070.471EdinburghBank of Scotland U20 / U23 Championships17 Jun 07
JT80070.102BedfordBUSA Championships7 May 07
JT80070.014SportcityNorwich Union British Championships inc. World Trials27 Jul 07
JT80069.886QAHengelo, NEDEuropean Junior Championships19 Jul 07
JT80069.808Hengelo, NEDEuropean Junior Championships22 Jul 07
JT80069.504BedfordBIG (Bedford International Games)10 Jun 07
JT80069.471ABirminghamThrows Festival1 Jul 07
JT80067.271QBBedfordBUSA Championships7 May 07
JT80067.016LoughboroughLoughborough International20 May 07
JT80066.861Varaždin, CROAšli Kožar Memorial7 Jul 07
JT80065.262Glasgow (S)Senior Scottish Championships11 Aug 07
JT80063.902CoventryMidland Men's League Division 14 Aug 07
JT80061.0210BedfordCAU Inter County Championships28 May 07
2006 U20 Cheltenham
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
JT80073.182QBBeijing, CHNIAAF World U20/Junior Championships16 Aug 06
JT80071.941GatesheadESAA English Schools Championships7 Jul 06
JT80071.603BedfordBIG (Bedford International Games)11 Jun 06
JT80071.221LoughboroughLoughborough International21 May 06
JT80071.078Beijing, CHNIAAF World U20/Junior Championships19 Aug 06
JT80070.642SportcityUK Challenge Final27 Aug 06
JT80070.621AbingdonInter-Territorial Match3 Sep 06
JT80069.514BedfordCau Inter Counties Championships29 May 06
JT80069.311AbingdonInter-County Match17 Sep 06
JT80069.021BedfordAAA U23-U20 Championships22 Jul 06
JT80068.751GloucesterGloucestershire County Schools Championships10 Jun 06
JT80067.751CheltenhamGloucestershire County Championships14 May 06
JT80066.322LoughboroughLoughborough Open Meeting22 Apr 06
JT80065.7451BirminghamUK Challenge Throws Fest29 Jul 06
JT80065.331Budapest, HUNBudapest, HUN25 Jun 06
JT80063.811GrangemouthFalkirk Open Meeting6 Sep 06
JT80060.912CoventryMidland Men's League Division 16 May 06
2005 U20 Cheltenham
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
JT80067.083Manchester (SC)UK Challenge Final3 Sep 05
JT80066.7915CheltenhamBrewer Games2 May 05
JT80065.891EtonEton Javelin Festival9 Apr 05
JT80065.853LoughboroughLoughborough Open23 Apr 05
JT80064.991DerbyU23 Inter Territorial (Cleveland Cup)14 Aug 05
JT80064.717LoughboroughLoughborough International Match22 May 05
JT80063.812BedfordAAA U20 / U23 Championships2 Jul 05
JT80063.483Glasgow (S)Scottish Champs27 Aug 05
JT80062.761Oxford (H)JUNIOR INTER-COUNTIES Oxford11 Sep 05
JT80061.8011BedfordCAU Inter Counties Championships30 May 05
JT80061.611AbingdonSEAA Inter-Regional Match4 Sep 05
JT80060.501WorcesterMidland Men's League Division 14 Jun 05
JT80060.191CheltenhamGloucestershire Schools Championships11 Jun 05
JT80058.341CheltenhamNational Junior League Severn Division24 Jul 05
JT80057.162BournemouthESAA South West Schools Inter-County Championships18 Jun 05
JT80056.612CheltenhamCheltenham Games30 Jul 05
JT70072.191EtonEton Javelin Festival9 Apr 05
JT70070.671CarmarthenCeltic Games6 Aug 05
2004 U17 Cheltenham
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
JT80067.211Bendigo, AUSCommonwealth Youth Games2 Dec 04
JT80062.203BedfordAAA Under 20 & Under 23 Championships27 Jun 04
JT70068.341GrangemouthBank of Scotland U20 Championships29 Aug 04
JT70067.991GatesheadESAA English Schools' Championships10 Jul 04
JT70067.211Bendigo AUSCommonwealth Youth Games2 Dec 04
2003 U17 Cheltenham
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
JT70058.582Don ValleyESAA English Schools' Championships12 Jul 03
JT70057.141qADon ValleyESAA English Schools' Championships12 Jul 03
2002 U15 Cheltenham
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
JT60052.591Glasgow (C)-27 Aug 02
JT60050.693NottinghamESAA English Schools' Championships12 Jul 02
JT60050.431Tullamore, IRECeltic Games3 Aug 02
2001 U15 Cheltenham
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
JT60040.481TamworthTamworth Open Meeting27 Aug 01
Total Performances: 131
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