James Leroux

James Leroux

 

James Leroux gained valuable international experience in 2015, competing at the IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, and the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games.

In Toronto, Leroux won gold in the 100-m breaststroke and was part of the silver medal winning 4×100-m medley relay team in Toronto. In Glasgow, he placed seventh in the 100-m breaststroke and helped the 4×100-m medley to a Canadian record and fifth-place finish. He opened 2016 with personal bests in four events.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2015 Parapan American Games and IPC World Championships…

PERSONAL

Leroux learned to swim when he was five years old and competed in his first competitive meet at age eight…Away from the pool he likes hanging out with his friends and playing video games… He has muscle atrophy in his right leg from the knee down…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2015 Parapan American Games, 1st 100-m breaststroke
2015 Parapan American Games 2nd 4X100-m medley relay
2015 IPC World Championships 5th 4X100-m medley relay
2015 IPC World Championships 7th 100-m breaststroke

 

Medals

GamesSportEventMedal
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming100m Breaststroke - Mengold
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsSwimming4 x 100m Medley Relay - Mensilver

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2016 Rio Paralympics Swimming 100m Breaststroke - Men 7
2016 Rio Paralympics Swimming 4 x 100m Medley Relay - Men 7
Games Sport Event Result
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 4 x 100m Medley Relay - Men 2
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Swimming 100m Breaststroke - Men 1