Veronica Campbell Brown

Veronica Campbell Brown

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Mrs. Veronica Campbell Brown, UNESCO Champion for Sports

A triple Olympic Gold Medallist, Veronica Campbell-Brown appointed UNESCO Champion for Sport in October 2009, in recognition of her advocacy for gender equity in sport.

Since her first participation at the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens, she won eight Olympic medals. She is the second woman in history to win two consecutive Olympic 200 meter events, in 2004 and 2008.

In May 2011, Veronica Campbell-Brown launched her Foundation which supports the education of young women.

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