At the 2023 World Para Athletics Championships in Paris, Michael Barber set a personal best and Canadian record 3:58.64 in the men’s T20 1500m to place ninth.
He made his multi-sport Games debut in 2019 at the Parapan Ams in Lima and reached the 1500m final placing sixth.
Before the Parapan Ams, Barber competed at his second consecutive world junior championships for Para athletics. At the world juniors in 2017 he won the 1500m and was fourth in the 400m in the U18 category.
2023 World Championships… 2019 Parapan American Games… 2017 and 2019 World Junior Championships… As of October 2023, holds Canadian record in T20 800m and 1500m
His father Gary Barber ran for Canada at the 1990 Commonwealth Games… diagnosed autistic as a child…
NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
2023 World Championships 1500m 9th
2019 Parapan American Games 1500m 6th
2019 Parapan American Games 400m eliminated in heats
2017 World Junior Championships 1500m 1st
2017 World Junior Championships 400m 4th
|2023||Parapan am Games||
1 silver medals
|2019||Parapan am Games||