Participants

Sage WATSON

Sage WATSON
    Athletics
Birth Date:  20 Jun 1994
Place of Birth:  MEDICINE HAT
Country of birth:  CAN
Age:  23
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  180
Weight (Kg):  56

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Women's 400m Hurdles 5

Sage WATSON - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Tue, 10 Apr 11:50
Women's 400m Hurdles Round 1 - Heat 1
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 19:30
Gold Medal Event Women's 400m Hurdles Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 4 x 400m Relay 4 3:26.43
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 400m Hurdles 4s3 55.44

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Women's 400m Hurdles 6 54.92
2015 Beijing, CHN Women's 400m Hurdles 7s2 56.38
2015 Beijing, CHN Women's 4 x 400m Relay 7 3:27.69

Hobbies

Horseback riding, fishing, trying new restaurants, exploring the outdoors (Athlete, Oct 2017)


Occupation: Athlete, volunteer coach at University of Arizona, Tucson, USA (Instagram, 10 Oct 2017)
Education: Marketing at University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
Coach

PERSONAL: Fred HARVEY (USA) (tucson.com, 10 Jun 2017)


Other sports

Varsity volleyball (Athlete, Oct 2017)


Injuries

Missed 2014 outdoor season because of foot stress fracture. (Athlete, Oct 2017)


Reason: "Wanted to run with my mom when I was little. She was in the police force and would run every day for training. My first track and field meet was at six years old." (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Ambition: Medal at Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in 400m hurdles, successful first professional year and a medal at Toronto 2018 NACAC Track and Field Championships (North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association). (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Memorable: Representing Canada at Rio 2016 Olympic Games, winning 2017 NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) National Championship 400m hurdles title and making first world championship final in 2017. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Hero: Mom and dad (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Influence: Coach Fred HARVEY (USA). Always given me the opportunity to show my full potential. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Ritual: Put on red lipstick and drink iced coffee before I warm up. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Additional information

HARD WORKER
Raised on a ranch; family are sixth-generation ranchers. "When I grew up, there were always chores to do and I learnt how to work hard from a young age." (YouTube.com, Home on the Range, 14 Sep 2016)


CANADIAN RECORD
Winning time of 54.52 at National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Championships in June 2017 prompted question of what will it take to break national record of 54.39 set in 1996. "Maturity and understanding of my race." (YouTube.com, 9 Jul 2017) Ran under 55 seconds on three more occasions in 2017 but remained short of record. "The record is definitely a goal this year and I am working very hard toward it." (nationalpost.com, 3 Aug 2017)


COMMONWEALTH GAMES
Gold Coast 2018 her Commonwealth Games debut. (tilastopaja.eu, Oct 2017)


NAME ORIGIN
Derives from tough plant Sagebrush found on family ranch. (YouTube.com, Home on the range, 14 Sep 2016)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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