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Martha Rae Watson

Full name: Martha Rae Watson
Gender: Female
Height: 5-4.5 (164 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: August 19, 1946 in Long Beach, California, United States
Affiliations: Lakewood International, Lakewood (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Primarily a long jumper, Martha Watson had a very long international career for the United States, beginning in 1964 and ending in 1979, when she competed against the Soviet Union in a dual meet. Watson competed at two Pan American Games, in 1967 and 1975, after finishing fourth in 1967 - winning a silver medal in the long jump in 1975, and a gold medal that year with the 4×100 metres relay (with Pam Jiles, Brenda Morehead, and Chandra Cheeseborough). She won the Olympic Trials long jump in both 1968 and 1972, and won eight national championships, three outdoors in 1973-75, and five indoors, in 1967, 1972, and 1974-76. Watson later settled in Las Vegas where she became a card dealer. She is a member of the US Track & Field Hall of Fame.

Personal Bests\: 100 – 11.3 (1971); 200 – 24.7 (1973); LJ – 21-7¼ (6.58) (1973).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 18 Tokyo Athletics Women's Long Jump United States USA 18 QR
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Women's Long Jump United States USA 10
1972 Summer 26 München Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay United States USA 4
1972 Summer 26 München Athletics Women's Long Jump United States USA 23 QR
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay United States USA 7
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics Women's Long Jump United States USA 25 QR

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1972 Summer 26 München Athletics United States USA Final 4 43.39 8
1972 Summer 26 München Athletics United States USA Round One Heat Two 3 QU 43.07 3
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics United States USA Final 7 43.35 2
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics United States USA Round One Heat Two 2 QU 43.46 4

Women's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD SBMD
1964 Summer 18 Tokyo Athletics United States Qualifying Round 18 5.94w
1964 Summer 18 Tokyo Athletics United States Qualifying Round Round One NP foul
1964 Summer 18 Tokyo Athletics United States Qualifying Round Round Two 15 5.94w 5.94
1964 Summer 18 Tokyo Athletics United States Qualifying Round Round Three NP 5.88w
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Round 10 6.20
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Round Round One 7 6.20
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 9 foul 6.20
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 10 6.06 6.20
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round 12 QC 6.30 6.18
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 7 QC 6.30
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round One 5 6.30
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 6 6.18 6.30
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP 5.99
1972 Summer 26 München Athletics United States Qualifying Round 23 6.09
1972 Summer 26 München Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 12 6.09
1972 Summer 26 München Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round One 8 5.86
1972 Summer 26 München Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 8 6.09 6.09
1972 Summer 26 München Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP 6.09
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round 25 5.93
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 12 5.93
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round One 11 5.93
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 11 5.70 5.93
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 5.83
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