Biography:

Boady Santavy comes from a line of weightlifters that includes his father Dalas, a world championship competitor, and his Olympian grandfather Bob. Both men also serve as his coaches. As a youth competitor, Santavy was ranked seventh in the world after winning three gold medals at the 2014 Youth Pan American Championships. He made his junior world championship debut in 2015, breaking into the top-10, after finishing second as a senior at the Canadian championships before his 18th birthday.

PERSONAL

Family: Father Dalas Santavy competed at the 2005 World Championships and 2008 Pan Am Championships… Younger siblings Noah, Bryce, Alana, Bradyn… Grandfather Bob Santavy competed at Montreal 1976… Getting into the Sport: Started weightlifting at age 6… Outside Interests: Graduated St. Patrick’s High School in Sarnia in June 2015… Odds and Ends: Nickname: Boady-Bob…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

PAC (youth): 2014 – GOLD (85kg); 2013 – BRONZE (77kg)

IWF WCh (junior): 2015 – 8th (85kg)