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Anthony Watson

Full name: Anthony Lamar Watson
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: February 5, 1941 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Affiliations: Oklahoma Sooners, Norman (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Anthony Watson won the 1962 NCAA long jump for Oklahoma. In the AAU long jump he was third in 1960 and second in 1961. He placed second at the 1960 Olympic Trials, behind Ralph Boston.

After finishing his track career Watson transferred to Central Oklahoma, where he earned his degree in political science. He then studied at Columbia’s School of Public Health, Penn’s Wharton School of Business, and Cornell’s executive development program. His goal was a career in public health, and Watson eventually became chairman and chief executive officer of EmblemHealth, a large health insurance company.

Personal Bests: 100y – 9.3 (1964); 220y – 21.0 (1962); LJ – 7.95 (26-1¼) (1961).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 19 Roma Athletics Men's Long Jump United States USA 20 QR

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D SBMD BMD
1960 Summer 19 Roma Athletics United States Qualifying Round 20 7.32 6.95
1960 Summer 19 Roma Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 7 7.32 6.95
1960 Summer 19 Roma Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round One 10 6.95
1960 Summer 19 Roma Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 13 foul 6.95
1960 Summer 19 Roma Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 7.32
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