Geoff Watt

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Geoff Watt
DiedAugust, 1969
Mount Erica, Australia
Known forDistance running

Geoff Watt (died 1969) was a distance runner from Warragul, Victoria. He died from exposure in 1969 while training on Mount Erica in Baw Baw National Park.[1]

  • Major force behind Warragul Amateur Athletics Club.
  • First to run up and down Mount Kilimanjaro.
  • Father to Kathy Watt - Olympic cycling champion

The athletics track in Warragul is named in honour of Geoff Watt.

Watt was an optometrist, practicing in Moe and Warragul.[2]


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