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CAMPBELL Tanto
Sport Para athletics
NPC Jamaica   
GenderMen
Age34
Place of BirthKingston, JAM
Height1.80 m
Weight 88 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F56
Further Personal Information
Residence
Jamaica
Languages
English
Higher education
Computing - Abilities Foundation: Jamaica
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1996 in Kingston, Jamaica.
Why this sport?
For the physical activity and competition.
Name of coach
Neville Sinclair [national], JAM
Senior International Debut
Year
2002
Competing for
Jamaica
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Breaking the F56 discus world record at the 2006 World Championships in Assen, Netherlands. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Show up and do your best." (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2015 he received a sporting achievement award from the RJR Sports Foundation, in recognition of his performance at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (jamaicaobserver.com, 15 Jan 2016)

He was Jamaica's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (jamaicaobserver.com, 29 Aug 2012)
Other sports
He has also represented Jamaica in wheelchair basketball. (wheelchairbasketball.ca, 2011)
Famous relatives
His twin brother Toto Campbell has competed in para-athletics. (paralympic.org, 04 Sep 2012)
Impairment
He was born with an impairment which affects his hands and legs. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Other information
LEADER
He captained the Jamaican team at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (jamaicaobserver.com, 11 Aug 2015)

OCCUPATION
He works as a private investigator. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015; Linkedin profile, 01 Jan 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2004 Discus Throw F56 37.04 
13 2004 Javelin Throw F55-56 27.96 
3 2008 Discus Throw F55-56 39.31
5 2012 Discus Throw F54/55/56 41.66
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
12 2002 Discus Throw F57 25.44
1 2006 Discus Throw F56 39.08
4 2013 Discus Throw F54/55/56 41.71
6 2015 Discus Throw F56 37.73
14 2015 Javelin Throw F57 29.30
Commonwealth Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2006 Discus Throw F55-56 34.48 CR