Mariam Chamilova

Name: Mariam Chamilovamariam-chamilova-headshot
Sport: Rhythmic Gymnastics
Hometown: Ottawa, ON

Favorite Sports Memory: Making the national team for the first time in 2008.

How you got involved in your sport: My Mom’s friend was a coach and she encouraged my mom to sign me up for rhythmic gymnastics.

The moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada: 2007 is when gymnastics became more than just a hobby to me.

Favorite Quote: “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”

Best Result: 
– World Cup 2011 8th place
– Silver medal at 2010 Commonwealth Games
– Bronze medal at 2010 Pan American Championships

Fun Facts: I love music, without it my life would be incomplete. I enjoy reading and travelling. My favourite time of the year is spring and summer. My favourite sports to watch are basketball,soccer and tennis.