February 25, 1987 |
|Sport||Track and field|
|Event(s)||60m, 100m, 200m|
|College team||Syracuse Orange|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||60m: 6.61s (Toronto 2012)
100m: 10.17s (Sacramento 2007)
200m: 21.14s (Storrs 2007)
LeBlanc specializes in the 100m and 200m for outdoor, and the 60m for indoor. He set his personal best in the 100m in Sacramento, California in 2007 during the NCAA Division I Championships by running a time of 10.17 with a legal wind measurement of 1.8. On February 19, 2012, LeBlanc set his personal best for the 60m with a time of 6.61, earning him a spot on Team Canada for the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Istanbul, Turkey.
Michael LeBlanc was born in Riverview, New Brunswick on February 25, 1987 and graduated from Riverview High School in 2005. Michael's brother Andre works for Dreamworks in visual effects, including in such movies as Shrek 2, Madagascar, and How To Train Your Dragon. LeBlanc only began running in 2003, at the age of 16, yet running impressive times in just his first few competitions and setting numerous provincial records which still stand today. LeBlanc claims to have only started seriously training in September 2004 at the age of 17. His best time as a junior in the 100m was a 10.59 set in Toronto in 2005.
|60 metres||6.61s||Toronto, ON Canada||19 February 2012|
|100 metres||10.17s||Sacramento, CA United States||6 June 2007|
|200 metres||21.14s||Storrs, CT United States||6 May 2007|
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