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Johnny Watts

Full name: Johnny Marion Watts
Gender: Male
Born: April 23, 1944 in Jefferson, Texas, United States
Affiliations: US Air Force, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Judo


Johnny Watts was a star football player in high school and was offered scholarships to play football at Grambling and Florida A&M, but chose to join the US Air Force. He later attended Oregon State University. Watts started judo in 1966 and quickly became good enough to compete at the 1967 US Nationals. He was US Champion in the open class in 1972. He also competed at the 1970 CISM Games. Watts was coached by US judo legend [Ben Campbell].


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 28 München Judo Men's Open Class United States USA 11T

Men's Open Class

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
id: 34,527