Marilyn Bodogh was born in Toronto, Ontario, and moved to St. Catharines when she was nine years old. Marilyn is a Canadian Curler, best known for her two Tournament of Hearts Championships and two World Curling Championships in 1986 and 1996. While attending Dennis Morris High School, Marilyn and her sister Christine teamed up with Holly and Heather Graves to win four consecutive Ontario Jr. Curling Championships from 1968-1972. In 1986 Marilyn was skip and Christine was second, teamed with Kathy McEdwards and Jan Augustyn of Hamilton to win the Ontario and Canadian Championships, as well as the World’s Curling Championship. This team was nominated in 1986 Canadian Press for “Team of the Year”, as well as Marilyn Bodogh being nominated for “Female Athlete of the Year”. Since Marilyn’s wins in 1986 and 1996 she has become a television analyst of curling coverage for Rogers Sportsnet, as well as continuing to be a active community sports supporter.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
- Ontario Jr. Curling Championships 1968-1972
- World’s Curling Championship 1986
- Scott Tournament of Hearts 1996
- World’s Curling Championship 1996