Boady Santavy

2020 Olympic Games

Q1: What was the first competition where you represented Team Canada? When was it?

Youth Pan American Championships 2013.

Q2: Did you compete in other sports before weightlifting? If yes, which ones and at what level?


Q3: Why do you compete in weightlifting?

I love the sport.

Q4: What do you most enjoy about training?


Q5: What do you enjoy the least about training?


Q6: What are your short term goals for weightlifting (1-2 years)?

Olympic gold, commonwealth games gold, world medalist, Pan am gold, etc.

Q7: What are your long term goals for weightlifting? (3 + years)

Next 2 Olympics, commonwealth games gold, Pan am games gold, Pan am championships gold, world record snatch, and everything else In-between.

Q8: What has been your proudest moment in weightlifting?

Gold medal at Youth Pan American Championships 2014 with my dad.

Q9: What are your top 3 achievements in weightlifting so far?

Number 1. World Cup silver

Number 2. Pan American games silver

Number 3. Commonwealth games silver

Q10: Are you currently studying or working in addition to your weightlifting career? If yes, what are you doing?

Trying to pursue streaming at the moment. I plan on going to school within the next year or so.

Q11: What are your plans after your weightlifting career is over?

No even thinking about that right now because it’s not good to think like that when your trying to do great things!

Q12: Who is your weightlifting role model and why?

My dad, and grandfather because they are very important to me and I know how hard they trained, as clean athletes and all the tough moments in life they’ve been through and still, they were able to train and do respectable weights!

Coach: Dalas Santavy

Weight Category: 96 kg

Favourite Lift: They are both my favourite!

Hometown:  Sarnia, Ontario