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Wayne LeBombard

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameWayne Arthur•LeBombard
Used nameWayne•LeBombard
Born1 June 1944 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (USA)
Measurements175 cm / 73 kg
AffiliationsWASSC, West Allis (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Wayne LeBombard grew up near Milwaukee and attended Nathan Hale High School. He competed for the West Allis Speed Skating Club and was a five-time Wisconsin 2-mile champion. LeBombard also competed in cycling, winning the 1963 Wisconsin and Midwest road championship. LeBombard competed at two Winter Olympics, the 1966 World All-Around, failing to qualify for the 10,000, and the 1970 World Sprint Championships, placing 22nd. He later became a salesman, and worked various odd jobs, including for a moving company and a bike shop. In 1987 he was arrested and sentenced to 45 days in jail for stealing money from the bike shop, and was placed on probation for drug use and ordered to undergo drug rehab.

Personal Bests: 500 – 40.66 (1970); 1,000 – 1:24.8 (1970); 1,500 – 2:11.1 (1968); 5,000 – 7:58.0 (1972); 10,000 – 16:59.8 (1964).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1964 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) USA Wayne LeBombard
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 29
10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 30
1968 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) USA Wayne LeBombard
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) 23
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 28

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