Quick facts

Birthdate

November 6, 1981

Birthplace

Winnipeg, MB

Residence

Winnipeg, MB

Sport

Para Rowing

Experience

Beijing 2008

Meghan Montgomery competed in the Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in the Leg/Trunk/Arms mixed coxed four (LTAMix4+) crew. In Rio, she helped Canada to the bronze, its first Games medal in Para rowing. She also won a world title in the same event at the 2010 World Rowing Championships. Overall she holds four world championship medals, won between 2006 and 2011.

Montgomery retired from competitive sport following the London 2012 Paralympic Games. She taught mathematics and coached rowing at Shawinigan Lake School, on Vancouver Island. Montgomery returned to competition in 2015 and has worked her way back in to the crew that qualified for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games by winning bronze at the 2015 world championships.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2008, 2012, 2016 Paralympic Games… five-time world championship team member

 

PERSONAL

She is on the Canadian Paralympic Committee’s athlete council… Montgomery holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education from the University of Manitoba… Her disability is a congenital one, affecting her right hand.

 

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2016 Paralympic Games LTA4+ 3rd

2015 World Championships LTA4+ 3rd

2012 Paralympic Games LTA4+ 7th

2011 World Championships LTA4+ 2nd

2010 World Championships LTA4+ 1st

2009 World Championships LTA4+ 4th

2008 Paralympic Games LTA4+ 6th

2007 World Championships LTA4+ 3rd

2006 World Championships LTA4+ 3rd

 

Paralympic Medals

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