Birthdate

Sport(s)

Para athletics

Hometown

Victoria, BC

Classification

Amy Watt competed for USA at the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Lima 2019 was her first international Games representing Canada and she placed sixth in the long jump. A few months later, she was eighth in the same event for Canada at the IPC World Championships.

After she competed at the 2016 Paralympic Games, she took a break from international competition to focus on her education at Pomona College in Claremont, California. From Palo Alto, California, she holds dual Canadian and US citizenship and made the switch to represent Canada upon her return to the international stage in 2019.

Between June 2018 and August 2019, she worked as a data science and data analytics intern for Facebook.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2019 Parapan American Games and IPC World Championships for Canada… Sixth-place finish at her first Paralympic Games at Rio 2016 for USA …. 2015 Parapan Am Games for USA … Competed at the 2015 World Para Athletics Championships. … Named Female High School Field Athlete of the Year by US Paralympics in 2015 and 2016

PERSONAL 

Biology and mathematics student at Pomona College in Claremont, California where she competed on the varsity women’s track and field team … Born without part of her left arm … Has been a track and field athlete since grade seven but first discovered Para athletics in 2014… Her father Jeff is Canadian… Speaks English, Mandarin and Spanish…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2019 IPC World Championships long jump 8th 

2019 Parapan American Games long jump 6th 

2016 Paralympic Games long jump 6th 

2016 Paralympic Games 400m 6th 

2015 Parapan Am Games 100m 4th 

2015 Parapan Am Games 200m 4th 

Year Type
Host City
Medals
2020 Summer
Tokyo, Japan
2019 Parapan am Games
Lima, Peru
2016 Summer
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil