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Wayne LeBombard

Full name: Wayne Arthur LeBombard
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: June 1, 1944 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Affiliations: WASSC, West Allis (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Speed Skating

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 Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Winter 19 Innsbruck Speed Skating Men's 5,000 metres United States USA 29
1964 Winter 19 Innsbruck Speed Skating Men's 10,000 metres United States USA 30
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Speed Skating Men's 1,500 metres United States USA 23
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Speed Skating Men's 5,000 metres United States USA 28

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 3c 7c 1.1k
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Speed Skating United States Final Standings 23 2:11.2 27 1:00 1:35

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 2c 6c 1k 1.4k 1.8k 2.2k 2.6k 3k 3.4k 3.8k 4.2k 4.6k
1964 Winter 19 Innsbruck Speed Skating United States Final Standings 29 8:21.3 20 58 1:36 2:16 2:56 3:36 4:16 4:56 5:37 6:18 6:59 7:40
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Speed Skating United States Final Standings 28 8:03.8 20 55 1:32 2:10 2:47 3:26 4:05 4:44 5:23 6:03 6:43 7:23

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 4c 8c 1.2k 1.6k 2k 2.4k 2.8k 3.2k 3.6k 4k 4.4k 4.8k 5.2k 5.6k 6k 6.4k 6.8k 7.2k 7.6k 8k 8.4k 8.8k 9.2k 9.6k
1964 Winter 19 Innsbruck Speed Skating United States Final Standings 30 17:30.6 41 1:22 2:03 2:44 3:25 4:07 4:48 5:31 6:13 6:56 7:37 8:20 9:02 9:45 10:27 11:10 11:53 12:35 13:18 14:00 14:42 15:25 16:07 16:50