Monica Martino

Monica Martino got involved in boccia in 1992, and the following year received the 1993 Premier’s Athletic Award. In 1997, she started competing at a competitive level and accomplished the most memorable moment of her athletic career, winning gold in individuals and pairs at the 1997 Pan American Championship.

Martino competed at the Brazil Wold Cup in 2006, at the Beijing Paralympic Games in 2008 where she finished fifth in pairs and ninth in individual and the Portugal World Championships in 2010 where she placed eighth. In 2011, she took a year off from international competition. She is now back on the National team with the goal of being on the podium in London.

Martino’s personal coach is André Grenier, and her sport assistant is Carrie McKellar. Martino trains at the Metro Vancouver Boccia club.

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2012 London Paralympics Boccia Pairs Mixed - BC3 7
2012 London Paralympics Boccia Singles BC3 - Open 9
2008 Beijing Paralympics Boccia Singles - Mixed 9
2008 Beijing Paralympics Boccia Pairs - Mixed 5