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Asafa Powell, Campbell-Brown to captain World Champs team

Published:Saturday | August 15, 2015 | 8:10 PM
Powell, a two-time World Championships 100m bronze medallist .

Asafa Powell and Veronica Campbell-Brown have been named male and female captains of Jamaica's team to the IAAF World Championships in Athletics.

The championships will be held in Beijing, China from August 22-30.

Both athletes bring years of top level experience with Powell, a two-time World Championships 100m bronze medallist also being the former holder of the world record in the event.

Campbell-Brown, 33, has also had significant success at the top level and has won World Championships gold in both the 100m and 200m.