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Kathy Watt

Full name: Kathryn Anne "Kathy" Watt
Gender: Female
Height: 5-2.5 (159 cm)
Weight: 108 lbs (49 kg)
Born: September 11, 1964 in Warragul, Victoria, Australia
Affiliations: Blackburn CC, Blackburn, Victoria (AUS)
Country: AUS Australia
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Kathy Watt is an Australian cyclist whose greatest victory came in winning the gold medal in the 1992 Olympic road race for women. She had also won the Commonwealth Games gold medal in 1990 in the same event, and at Barcelona, she added a silver medal in the individual pursuit. In Australia, Watt has won 24 national titles on the road, track, and in mountain biking. Watt retired after 2000 but returned in 2003 to attempt to qualify for the Olympics. While that was unsuccessful she won a silver medal in the road time trial at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. She was twice on the podium at the Giro d’Italia Femminile, winning silver in 1994 and bronze in 1990.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Cycling Women's Road Race, Individual Australia AUS 1 Gold
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Cycling Women's Individual Pursuit, 3,000 metres Australia AUS 2 Silver
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Cycling Women's Road Race, Individual Australia AUS 9
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Cycling Women's Individual Time Trial Australia AUS 4
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Cycling Women's Individual Pursuit, 3,000 metres Australia AUS 8

Women's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T M
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Cycling Australia Final Standings 1 2-04:42
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Cycling Australia Final Standings 9 at 0:53

Women's Individual Time Trial

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Cycling Australia Final Standings 4 at 1:13

Women's Individual Pursuit, 3,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Cycling Australia Final Round Match 1/2 2 3:43.438
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Cycling Australia Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 3:49.790
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Cycling Australia Quarter-Finals Heat Four 1 QU 3:45.305
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Cycling Australia Qualifying Round 1 QU/OR 3:41.886
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Cycling Australia Qualifying Round Heat Six 1 QU/OR 3:41.886
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Cycling Australia Quarter-Finals Heat Four 2 overtaken
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Cycling Australia Qualifying Round 8 QU 3:43.658
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Cycling Australia Qualifying Round Heat Six 2 QU 3:43.658
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