Name: Amy Watt
Sport: Track and Field
Discipline(s): Track and Field
Event(s): 100, 400, long jump
Classification: T47
Height: 5'6"
Weight: 115
DOB: 12/16/1997
Birthplace: Palo Alto, Calif.
Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif.
High School: Henry Gunn High School (Palo Alto, California) ‘16
College: Pomona College '20
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, 6th (400m, long jump)
World Championship Experience
  • Most Recent: 2015 - 5th (400m), 7th (long jump)
  • Years of Participation: 2015
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials - Track & Field, 1st (400m), 2nd (long jump), 3rd (100m, 200m)
Personal: Daughter of Jeff Watt and Gwen Liang...Born without part of her left arm...Started soccer in kindergarten and continued playing through sophomore year high school....Joined track & field in seventh grade....Aspires to be a veterinarian...In 2014, she discovered the Paralympic track and field watching a friend compete at the U.S. Paralympics Track and Field National Championships in San Mateo, California and was invited to run in the 4x100m relay....Competes on the Pomona-Pitzer Varsity Women's Track & Field Team...Speaks Mandarin Chinese.