Ryan Borges
Weightlifting
  • Height: 5-0
  • Weight: 62 kg
  • Birthdate: 06/06/1992
  • Hometown: Bradenton, Fla.
  • Fifth Year at the NMU-OTS
Northern Michigan University
  • Major:  Special Education
  • Class Status:  Senior
Sleep, lift, recover, repeat
weightlifting athlete Ryan Borges headshot

Competition History
2015-16
  • First - University National Championships (Ogden, Utah)
2014-15
  • Second - Senior. Nationals (Salt Lake City, Utah)
  • Second - National University Championships (Albuquerque, N.M.)
  • Third - World University Championships (Chiang Mai, Thailand)
2013-14
  • First - National Championships (West Chester, Ohio)
2012-13
  • First - University Nationals (Johnson City, Tenn.)
  • Third - American Open (Palm Springs, Calif.)
2011-12
  • Third - 2012 Senior Nationals (Columbus, Ohio)
  • Second - 2012 Junior Nationals (Itasca, Ill.)
  • Third - 2011 Senior Nationals (Council Bluffs, Iowa)
  • First - 2011 Twin City Open (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Prior to the NMU-OTS
  • Third - 2010 Junior Nationals
  • Second - 2010 Senior Nationals
  • Third - 2009 Junior Nationals

Personal Bests
  • Snatch: 96 kg (2009)
  • Clean & Jerk: 120 kg (2010)
  • Total: 214 kg (2009)

Life Goals
  • Compete in the Olympic Games
  • Medal at the Olympics
  • Break all American records in weight class
Fun Facts / Personal
  • Won the Junior Pan-Ams in tae kwon do at the age of seven