Gary Bohay

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Gary Bohay
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Born December 26, 1960

Gary Bohay (born December 26, 1960 in Burnaby, British Columbia) is a former Canadian Olympic Wrestler. In 1988, he won the Gold Medal in the Canada Cup (wrestling) which was considered a warm up for the 1988 Summer Olympics. Following the Cup, he participated in the 1988 Summer Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea where he was overall 8th ranked in the world.[1] He also is 1989 Canada Cup (wrestling) Bronze Medalist. Bohay's greatest achievement was a Silver Medal finish at the 1989 World Championships in Martigny, Switzerland where he was defeated in the finals by John Smith (wrestler) of the United States who was a future 2X Olympic Gold Medalist and 4X World Champion.

In 1985, Bohay was a member on the World Team during his competition in Budapest, Hungary where he did not place.

During 1983 at Arizona State University, he became an All American.[2]

Bohay was inducted into the Canada Lutte Hall of Fame in 2001.[3]

Currently, he is a practicing medical doctor in Tucson, Arizona.


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  2. ^ All American Sun Devils from Arizona State University Sports
  3. ^ Canada Lutte Hall of Fame

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