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Quarrie says Campbell-Brown 'attacked' Jamaican coaches

BERLIN – Former World 100-metre champion Veronica Campbell-Brown, according to Jamaica’s technical director Donald Quarrie to the 12th IAAF World Championships, attacked the team management at their Saturday morning meeting.

Campbell-Brown, on Saturday, walked out on Jamaica’s team at the warm-up track after she was told she would not run the anchor leg on the women’s 4×100m team.

"We didn’t even get a chance to speak, she just attacked us saying that she saw this coming and outside forces are influencing us to make our decision," explained Quarrie….Read More

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  1. walter fitzpatrick

    August 24, 2009 at 11:11 am

    i am very surprised to read this about miss campbell, she always was a very classy person and a top quality sprinter, maybe her pride was hurt i believe she could have been on the team ahead of aileen bailey, but you need your fastest runner on the anchor leg and that would have been shelly ann fraser or kerron stewart, but miss campbell would have been perfect for the third leg because shes a great 200 metres runner which she competed in and ran well but i guess she wanted the anchor leg.

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