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Jill Watson

Full name: Jill Marilynn Watson
Gender: Female
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
Weight: 93 lbs (42 kg)
Born: March 29, 1963 in Bloomington, Indiana, United States
Affiliations: LAFSC, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Figure Skating

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Jill Watson was a US pairs skater, who started her competitive career very late at age 19, skated originally with Burt Lancon, with whom she twice placed third at the US Nationals, in 1983 and 1984. They also skated at the World Championships both those years with a best placement of 11th in 1983, and finished sixth together at the 1984 Winter Olympics. Watson then began skating with Peter Oppegard. Watson and Oppegard won three National Championships, a bronze medal at the 1987 World Championships, and an Olympic bronze medal. After her amateur skating career, Watson skated professionally for a few years but now coaches figure skaters at the Desert Schools Coyotes Center. She and Oppegard were inducted into the US Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 2004.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating Mixed Pairs United States-2 USA 6
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating Mixed Pairs United States-1 USA 3 Bronze

Mixed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating United States-2 USA Burt Lancon Final Standings 6
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating United States-2 USA Burt Lancon Short Program 8
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating United States-2 USA Burt Lancon Short Program Judge #1 7
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating United States-2 USA Burt Lancon Short Program Judge #2 9
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating United States-2 USA Burt Lancon Short Program Judge #3 11
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating United States-2 USA Burt Lancon Short Program Judge #4 7
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating United States-2 USA Burt Lancon Short Program Judge #5 7
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating United States-2 USA Burt Lancon Short Program Judge #6 8
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating United States-2 USA Burt Lancon Short Program Judge #7 8
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating United States-2 USA Burt Lancon Short Program Judge #8 8
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating United States-2 USA Burt Lancon Short Program Judge #9 10
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating United States-2 USA Burt Lancon Free Skating 6
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating United States-2 USA Burt Lancon Free Skating Judge #1 5T
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating United States-2 USA Burt Lancon Free Skating Judge #2 5
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating United States-2 USA Burt Lancon Free Skating Judge #3 7
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating United States-2 USA Burt Lancon Free Skating Judge #4 6
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating United States-2 USA Burt Lancon Free Skating Judge #5 6
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating United States-2 USA Burt Lancon Free Skating Judge #6 7
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating United States-2 USA Burt Lancon Free Skating Judge #7 7
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating United States-2 USA Burt Lancon Free Skating Judge #8 7
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Figure Skating United States-2 USA Burt Lancon Free Skating Judge #9 6
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating United States-1 USA Peter Oppegard Final Standings 3
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating United States-1 USA Peter Oppegard Short Program 3
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating United States-1 USA Peter Oppegard Short Program Judge #1 3
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating United States-1 USA Peter Oppegard Short Program Judge #2 2
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating United States-1 USA Peter Oppegard Short Program Judge #3 2
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating United States-1 USA Peter Oppegard Short Program Judge #4 3
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating United States-1 USA Peter Oppegard Short Program Judge #5 4
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating United States-1 USA Peter Oppegard Short Program Judge #6 4
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating United States-1 USA Peter Oppegard Short Program Judge #7 2
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating United States-1 USA Peter Oppegard Short Program Judge #8 7
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating United States-1 USA Peter Oppegard Short Program Judge #9 2
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating United States-1 USA Peter Oppegard Free Skating 3
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating United States-1 USA Peter Oppegard Free Skating Judge #1 4
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating United States-1 USA Peter Oppegard Free Skating Judge #2 3
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating United States-1 USA Peter Oppegard Free Skating Judge #3 3
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating United States-1 USA Peter Oppegard Free Skating Judge #4 4T
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating United States-1 USA Peter Oppegard Free Skating Judge #5 5
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating United States-1 USA Peter Oppegard Free Skating Judge #6 3
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating United States-1 USA Peter Oppegard Free Skating Judge #7 3
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating United States-1 USA Peter Oppegard Free Skating Judge #8 3
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Figure Skating United States-1 USA Peter Oppegard Free Skating Judge #9 3