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10 September 2020 • General

Obituary: Bish McWatt

Prominent high jump coach Bish McWatt of Auckland passed away on Wednesday 2 September aged 91.

He was based at Kings College and was a national high jump coach for 15 years. He coached a number of New Zealand champions, including 25 nationally-ranked high jumpers between 1975 and 1991.

He was also a high jump and pole vault official at the 1990 Auckland Commonwealth Games and was the recipient of an Athletics Auckland merit award.