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Ray Watson

Full name: Ray Bates Watson
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (181 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: December 10, 1898 in Garden City, Kansas, United States
Died: September 1974 in Quincy, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Illinois Athletic Club, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Ray Watson won the AAU 880 in 1927, the NCAA mile in 1923 (for Kansas State), and the AAU indoor 1,000y in 1923. In 1923 he ran on an Illinois AC 4×Mile relay team that broke the world record in Chicago.

Personal Bests: 800 – 1:51.6 (1928); 1500 – 3:59.9e (1924); Mile – 4:23.4 (1921); 3000S – unknown.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Athletics Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase United States USA 8
1924 Summer 25 Paris Athletics Men's 1,500 metres United States USA 7
1928 Summer 29 Amsterdam Athletics Men's 800 metres United States USA 9

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 29 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final 9 2:03.0
1928 Summer 29 Amsterdam Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 1:56.8
1928 Summer 29 Amsterdam Athletics United States Round One Heat Three 3 QU 1:59.6

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Summer 25 Paris Athletics United States Final 7 4:00.0
1924 Summer 25 Paris Athletics United States Round One Heat Four 2 QU 4:17.9

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T MB
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Athletics United States Final 8 10:50.3est 35 m. bh7
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 3 QU 10:49.0est 25 m. bh2