Marylou Martineau

Marylou Martineau is a young athlete who started playing boccia in 2009 in a school program in Quebec City. She is the first athlete to join Team Canada as a “rising star” after being initiated to the sport at school. Martineau has already won a few events in the junior class in the province of Quebec and she was a gold medalist at Les jeux du Québec. In 2016, she participated in her first Canadian Championship and her first international competition with Boccia Canada. Martineau is part of the future in the sport of boccia.


In 2016 Martineau competed in her first international event in Beijing, China where she played very competitive matches. She was able to compete alongside very notable athletes and gain valuable experience.


Martineau has enjoyed her journey to the international level. She was influenced by the Canadian national team boccia athletes to dream big and shoot for her dreams.


Games Sport Event Result
2016 Rio Paralympics Boccia Pairs - Mixed 8