Sage Watson (born 20 June 1994) is a Canadian athlete specialising in the 400 metres hurdles. Competing internationally for Canada, she is the reigning Pan American champion in the 400 m hurdles, having also won Pan American medals in 2015 and 2019 as part of Canada's relay team.
Sage Watson in 2015
|Born||20 June 1994|
Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
|Education||Florida State University|
University of Arizona '17
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||57 kg (126 lb)|
|Sport||Track and field|
|Event(s)||400 metres hurdles|
|College team||Arizona Wildcats|
|Coached by||Fred Harvey|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||400 metres hurdles:54.32|
Waton first represented her country at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing, where she reached the semifinals. In July 2016 she was officially named to Canada's Olympic team, reaching the semifinals in the 400m hurdles and finishing fourth as part of Canada's women's 4x400 metres relay team. At the 2017 World Championships, Watson finished sixth. At the 2019 World Championships in Doha, Watson qualified to the final of the 400m hurdles with a national record time of 54.32, breaking the previous record of Rosey Edeh that had stood since 1996.
|2011||World Youth Championships||Lille, France||8th||400 m hurdles||61.04|
|3rd||Sprint medley relay||2:05.72|
|2012||World Junior Championships||Barcelona, Spain||10th (sf)||400 m hurdles||58.04|
|6th||4 × 400 m relay||3:37.84|
|2013||Pan American Junior Championships||Medellín, Colombia||3rd||400 m||52.68|
|1st||400 m hurdles||56.81|
|2nd||4 × 400 m relay||3:41.53|
|2015||Pan American Games||Toronto, Canada||10th (h)||400 m hurdles||58.36|
|3rd||4 × 400 m relay||3:27.74|
|World Championships||Beijing, China||19th (sf)||400 m hurdles||56.38|
|8th||4 × 400 m relay||3:27.69|
|2016||Olympic Games||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||11th (sf)||400 m hurdles||55.44|
|4th||4 × 400 m relay||3:26.43|
|2017||World Championships||London, United Kingdom||6th||400 m hurdles||54.92|
|2018||Commonwealth Games||Gold Coast, Australia||5th||400 m hurdles||55.55|
|2019||World Relays||Yokohama, Japan||4th||4 × 400 m relay||3:28.21|
|Pan American Games||Lima, Peru||1st||400 m hurdles||55.16|
|2nd||4 × 400 m relay||3:27.01|
|World Championships||Doha, Qatar||8th||400 m hurdles||54.82|
|5th (h)||4 × 400 m relay||3:25.861|
1Disqualified in the final
- 200 metres – 23.80 (-0.2 m/s, Tucson 2017)
- 400 metres – 51.62 (Tucson 2018)
- 400 metres hurdles – 54.32 (Doha 2019)
- 400 metres – 51.84 (College Station 2018)
- Canadian Olympic Committee bio
- "Sage Watson". IAAF. 25 August 2015. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
- Hossain, Asif (11 July 2016). "Athletics Canada nominates largest squad to Team Canada for Rio". Canadian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
- Harrison, Doug (2 October 2019). "Sage Watson shatters Canadian hurdles record en route to 400m world final". CBC Sports. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
- Sage Watson at IAAF
- All-Athletics Sage Watson track profile and results
- Sage Watson track results 2015 through 2017 University of Arizona.
- Sage Watson track results 2012 through 2015 Florida State University.
- Sage Watson track profile Eurosport.
- Sage Watson UA track profile Arizona Wildcats.
- Sage Watson profile Florida State Seminoles track.
- Sage Watson track profile Canadian Olympics. Canada at the Olympics.