Roberto Luongo has worn the maple leaf at major international tournaments on multiple occasions, most recently at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games where he played five games, including the gold medal victory over the United States. Four years earlier Luongo had played two games at Turin 2006 where Canada finished seventh.
Luongo has competed at four editions of the IIHF World Championships, winning back-to-back gold medals in 2003 and 2004 to go with silver in 2005. He also won gold with Canada at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey.
Luongo made two appearances at the IIHF World Junior Championships, backstopping Canada to silver in 1999 after an 8th place finish in 1998.
2010 and 2014 Olympic Champion… Two-time World Champion (2003, 2004)… 2004 World Cup of Hockey Champion…
Getting to know…
Wife Gina… Daughter Gabriella and son Gianni… Parents Antonio and Pasqualina… Brothers Leo and Fabio… Sports idol: Grant Fuhr… Favourite movie: The Shawshank Redemption… Enjoys playing poker and would be a professional player if not in hockey… Participated in the 2012 and 2013 World Series of Poker…
|2006 Turin||Ice Hockey||Men||7|
|2010 Vancouver||Ice Hockey||Men||Gold|
|2014 Sochi||Ice Hockey||Men||Gold|
Notable International Results
IIHF World Championships: 2005 – SILVER; 2004 – GOLD; 2003 – GOLD; 2001 – 5th