Raymond Bates WATSON

United States of America USA

Athletics

  • Games participations
    3
  • First Olympic Games
    Antwerp 1920
  • Year of Birth
    1898
Olympic Results

Biography

Raymond Bates WATSON

Ray Watson won the AAU 880 in 1923 and 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 4xMile relay team that broke the world record in Chicago. Watson had finished third in the 880 yards at the AAU Meet in 1924, 1926, and 1928. Watson did this while running without a right hand, which he lost in a shooting accident when he was 13-years-old.

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

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Amsterdam 1928

#9
800 metres
800 metres Athletics
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Paris 1924

#7
1,500 metres
1,500 metres Athletics
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Antwerp 1920

#8
3,000 metres Steeplechase
3,000 metres Steeplechase Athletics