At the 2003 World Championships in Anaheim, Melanie Banville helped the Canadian Women's Gymnastics team earn one of 12 berths to the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. She finished 54th all-around in the preliminaries, and Canada finished 11th in the team competition. In Athens, Banville was one of two Canadian women to qualify, and placed 24th in the all-around final, helping Canada to a 10th place finish in the team competition. In the Canadian national championships all-around competition, Melanie finished second in 2003, fourth in 2004 and first in 2005. She won team silver medal at the 2003 Pan American Games, where she placed fifth all-around. Banville won the bronze medal on vault at the 2004 Pacific Alliance Championships, where she placed seventh all-around.
Melanie earned an athletic scholarship to the University of Alabama for the 2005-2006 season, where she competed as a freshman. In the fall of 2006, Melanie announced her retirement from gymnastics due to back problems.
David Alguire presenting to Melanie Banville.