Whitney playing goalball
Whitney playing goalball

Whitney Bogart

Birthdate

Sport(s)

Goalball

Hometown

Marathon, ON

Whitney Bogart was third in tournament and second in team scoring at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto with 16 goals. She helped Canada to the bronze medal and a berth at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Bogart first got involved in goalball in 2001 while in high school at age 15. She was selected to Team Canada in 2005 and made the cut every year except in 2008. Born with albinism, Bogart and her twin brother, Tyler Burk, both share a love for goalball.

Bogart’s biggest sport accomplishment and medal performance was winning the gold medal at the 2011 IBSA World Championships and Games in Turkey, which qualified the team for the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

Year Type
Host City
Medals
2019 Parapan am Games
Lima, Peru
1
2016 Summer
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2015 Parapan am Games
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Toronto, Canada
1
2012 Summer
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London, England
2011 Parapan am Games
Guadalajara, Mexico
1

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Won bronze medals at both 2011 and 2015 Parapan American Games…2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games… World champion in 2006 and 2011…Bronze at 2015 World Championships.

 

PERSONAL

Has three brothers and a sister… All five children have albinism… Her father worked at Marathon's Hemlo Gold Mine from which the first-place medals at the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games were made from… Married and has one daughter, Kennedy.

 

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2018 World Championships 4th

2016 Paralympic Games 6th

2015 Parapan American Games 3rd

2015 World Championships 3rd

2012 Paralympic Games 5th

2011 Parapan American Games 3rd  

2011 World Championships 1st

2006 World Championships 1st