Quick facts

Birthdate

November 22, 2000

Birthplace

Québec, QC

Residence

Québec, QC

Sport

Boccia

Experience

Lima 2019

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. She was eighth in pairs at the 2016 Paralympic Games.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2016 Paralympic Games… In 2016, Martineau competed in her first international event in Beijing, China

PERSONAL

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.

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

  • 2016 Paralympic Games – Pairs BC3 – 8th