Athletic Excellence Grant: Monika Burgess
The program's first recipientUpdated Tuesday January 22, 2013 by Kitchener Sports Association.
Monika Burgess, of the Asahi Judo Club, received the initial Athletic Excellence grant, $1,500, in October 2013. The photo, from a previous KSA meeting held Jan. 17, 2012, shows: (l-r) Monika Burgess, KSA's Toni Pottier and Mark Burgess (Coach and President of the Asahi Judo Club).
Monika Burgess was awarded $1,500 in October 2012 thereby becoming the first recipient of funding under KSA's Athletic Excellence Program. (Monika had previously received a KSA travel grant in 2011.)
In January 2012, after her training session at the National Winter Training Camp in Montreal, Monika competed in the Commonwealth Championships in Cardiff where she won silver in the Sr and bronze in the Jr (U20).
Travel in April 2012 included trips to St Petersburg (Russia) and Taravisio (Italy) for European Cup competitions.
Monika's 2012 accomplishments also included winning bronze at the Canadian Sr Women's Championships in the 63 kgm division and silver in the U20 age group. In August she represented Canada at the European Cup in Prague (U20) where she won bronze and also competed in Berlin (European Cup).
Monika ended her 2012 schedule by representing Canada again at the Sr Women's World Cup in Samoa and a high-level training camp in Tokyo.
|Born: 13-Jul-1995 (17 years)|
|European Cup U20:||0||0||1|
|National Championships Seniors:||0||0||2|
|National Championships U20:||0||2||0|
|National Championships U17:||1||0||1|
|06-Dec-2012||5||IJF World Cup Korea Jeju||W Cup||U63|
|05-Aug-2012||3||EJU European Cup U20 Prague||EJU20||U63|
|06-Jul-2012||2||Canadian U20 Championships Toronto||N20||U63|
|05-Jul-2012||3||Canadian Championships Toronto||NC||U63|
|25-Jan-2012||2||Commonwealth Championships Cardiff||CWC||U63|
|24-Jan-2012||3||Commonwealth U20 Championships Cardiff||CWJC||U63|
|09-Oct-2011||2||Quebec Senior Open Montreal||IT||U63|
|01-Jul-2011||2||Canadian U20 Championships Sept Iles||N20||U63|
|01-Jul-2011||1||Canadian U17 Championships Sept Iles||N17||U63|
|21-May-2011||3||Canadian National Championships Edmonton||NC||U63|
|02-Jul-2010||3||Canadian U17 Championships Lethbridge||N17||U63|