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WATT Amy
Sport Para athletics
NPC United States   
GenderWomen
Age20
Place of BirthStanford, CA, USA
Height1.68 m
Weight 50 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T47
Further Personal Information
Residence
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Occupation
Student
Languages
English, Mandarin, Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up para-athletics in seventh grade at middle school.
Why this sport?
"It looked like an extremely fun sport, and I wanted to train and compete with my friends."
Name of coach
Jay Upshaw [personal], USA, from 2015
Senior International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
United States
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 25 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
She was named Female High School Field Athlete of the Year by US Paralympics in 2015 and 2016. (teamusa.org, 19 Oct 2016)

In 2016 she was named a US Paralympics Track and Field High School All-American in the 100m, 200m, 400m, long jump and shot put. (teamusa.org, 19 Oct 2016)

In 2015 she was named a US Paralympics Track and Field High School All-American in the 100m, 200m, 400m and long jump. (teamusa.org, 03 Sep 2015)
Impairment
She was born without her lower left arm and hand. (Athlete, 25 Oct 2015; gunnconnectionextra.blogspot.com, 28 Feb 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2016 Long Jump T47 5.15
Round 1 2016 100m T47 13.66
6 2016 400m T47 1:04.21
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2015 Long Jump T47 5.23
5 2015 400m T47 1:03.55
Heats 2015 200m T47 27.87
Heats 2015 100m T47 13.36