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Richard MacLennan

Canada

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSCAN11103199101
NOCCanada
Born11 Mar 1991 in  Sault Sainte Marie
GenderMen
ResidenceCalgary, AB, CAN
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish
Higher educationHuman Movement Studies, Science - University of Calgary: Canada
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.89 04 Jan 2015 Calgary  
    1000m 1:08.36 19 Mar 2016 Calgary  
    1500m 1:45.37 15 Nov 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 7:01.21 09 Jan 2010 Calgary  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    500m   2    
    1000m   1    
North American Championships
Event  
North American Championships
    500m 1 1    
    1000m 1 1    
    2 x 500m 1      
    1500m 1      
Social Media
Social Media
twitter.com/RichDMac  
www.richardmaclennan.com/  
www.facebook.com/richmaclennan  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe grew up playing ice hockey and was a fast skater, so he gave speed skating a try. He also enjoys the individual element of speed skating.  
Club / TeamSault Speed Skating: Canada  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2011 in Sault St Marie, ON, Canada.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerCanadian speed skater Jeremy Wotherspoon, teammate and training partner Denny Morrison. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2013, 04 Dec 2011)  
Superstitions / Rituals / BeliefsHe always shaves the night before a competition. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2011)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning silver in the 500m and 2x500m at the 2010 World Junior Championships in Moscow, Russia. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2013)  
Hero / IdolCanadian speed skater Jeremy Wotherspoon. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2013)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 1000m14  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 1000m21  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m18  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m24  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m28  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m30  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m36  
    2010/2011 World Cup 500m44  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1000m44  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m44  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m46  
    2009/2010 World Cup 500m49  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m51