Callum Watson

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Callum Watson
Callum Watson FIS Cross-Country World Cup 2012 Quebec.jpg
Watson in 2012
Personal information
Born (1989-10-06) 6 October 1989 (age 29)[1]
Sydney, NSW
ResidenceJindabyne, NSW
Height180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb)
Websitewww.callumwxc.com
Sport
SportCross Country Skiing
ClubCooma Ski Club[1]
Updated on 11 February 2014.

Callum Watson (born 6 October 1989) is an Australian cross-country skier. He represented Australia at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.[2][3] He also competed in the 2015 world championships in Falun, Sweden.[4][5]

In 2014, Watson recorded a VO2 max of 89.6ml/kg/min at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). This broke the record for AIS athletes previously held by Cadel Evans.[6][7]

His older sister Aimee Watson also represented Australia in cross-country skiing at the 2014 Winter Olympics.[6]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Australia
2014 Olympic Games Sochi, Russia 75th 15 kilometre classical 45:46.5
60th 30 kilometre skiathlon 1:17:00.4
85th Sprint 5:29.62
12th Team sprint 25:54.31
2015 World Championships Falun, Sweden 72nd 15 kilometre freestyle 40:40.3
DNF 50 kilometre classical

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Athlete : WATSON Callum". fis-ski.com. Retrieved 2016-08-14.
  2. ^ "Callum Watson – Australia". sochi2014.com.
  3. ^ "Callum Watson". olympic.org. Retrieved 2016-08-14.
  4. ^ "FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2015 - Men 15.0 km Individual Free - Results" (PDF). fis-ski.com. Retrieved 2016-08-14.
  5. ^ "FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2015 - Men 50.0 km Mass Start Classic - Results" (PDF). fis-ski.com. Retrieved 2016-08-14.
  6. ^ a b "Callum Watson". olympics.com.au. Retrieved 2016-08-14.
  7. ^ "Wounded Winter Olympian battles insurance company after puncturing lung in ski crash". abc.net.au. Retrieved 2016-08-14.