Olympics: Former Champ Campbell-Brown Out Of 200m

Olympics: Former champ Campbell-Brown out of 200m

RIO DE JANEIRO, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th August, 2016) - Former Olympic gold medallist Veronica Campbell-Brown suffered a shock exit in the women's 200m heats on Monday. The 34-year-old Jamaican, the 2004 Athens and 2008 Beijing champion, finished third in her heat in 22.97 for only the joint 27th-quickest time.

"It seems to be happening a lot to me," Campbell-Brown told the BBC.

"It was a bit of a problem last year, it's a hurdle I have to get over. "It is what it is. I take my losses and move on to the next challenge. I've had highs and lows and this is one of the latter, sadly." Ivorian Marie-Josee Ta Lou topped the times in Monday's heats with Americans Deajah Stevens and Tori Bowie in hot pursuit.