Kathryn Ann Watt is an Australian racing cyclist who won two medals at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.She has won 24 national championships in road racing, track racing, and mountain bike, four Commonwealth Games gold medals, and came third in the world time trial championship. She was made a life member of Blackburn Cycling Club in 1990. She was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder. The daughter of marathoner Geoff Watt, Kathy Watt turned first to running, winning the national junior 3 km championship. She began to train on a bike after achilles tendon problems. For a while, she competed in duathlon, but found she was a better cyclist than runner. In 1996, Watt was in a legal dispute with the Australian Cycling Federation over who would race the pursuit in the Olympic Games. Watt had been told that she would be but was replaced a few days before the event by Lucy Tyler-Sharman.
|Full name:||Kathryn Ann Watt|
|Born:||September 11, 1964|
|Discipline:||Road and track|
About Kathy Watt
Professional cyclist who won gold and silver medals at the 1992 Summer Olympics.
She was a marathon runner.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Melbourne, with a major in physiology and pathology.
Her father is the famous Australian marathon runner Geoff Watt.
She is a famous Australian female athlete like surfer Stephanie Gilmore.
Information related to Kathy Watt
- Cyclists at the 1990 Commonwealth Games
- Cyclists at the 1994 Commonwealth Games
- Australian Institute of Sport cyclists
- Cyclists at the 1998 Commonwealth Games
- Cyclists at the 2006 Commonwealth Games
- Australian female cyclists
- Olympic cyclists of Australia
- Sportswomen from Victoria (Australia)
- Olympic gold medalists for Australia
- Olympic silver medalists for Australia
- Cyclists at the 1996 Summer Olympics
- Commonwealth Games medallists in cycling
- Cyclists at the 1992 Summer Olympics
- Commonwealth Games bronze medallists for Australia
- Commonwealth Games silver medallists for Australia