Almanac of
Women's Bodybuilding
By Ron Avidan

The most complete information on women's bodybuilding available.

  • Paisley, Jackie
    1987 NPC USA Overall & HW 1st; 1988 Ms. International 3rd; 1988 Pro World 8th; 1989 Ms. International 2nd; 1989 Ms. Olympia 4th; 1990 Ms. International 2nd; 1989 Pro World 2nd; 1990 Ms. Olympia 5th; 1991 Ms. Olympia 11th

  • Palyo, Cathey
    From California, USA. Contests include the 1986 NPC California Overall; 1986 NPC USA HW 1st & overall; 1987 Ms. Olympia 14th; 1988 Pro World 4th; 1988 Ms. International 1st; 1988 Ms. Olympia 16th;

  • Panting, Deanna
    1985 Pro World 4th; 1986 Pro World 17th;

  • Paolinetti, Shelly
    From California, USA. Contests include the 1998 NPC Emerald Cup Overall;

  • Pariso, Betty
    Betty is married to Ed Pariso, and had a daugher named Lacy, and a son named Justin. In October 1996, Betty Pariso won the NPC and became the first woman in history at age 40 to earn her IFBB Pro Status. Betty owns and operates an industrial equipment & parts distributions company.

    Contests include the 1992 NPC Lee Labrada Overall; 1993 NPC Lone Star Overall; 1993 NPC Junior Nationals HW 13th; 1994 NPC Junior Nationals MW 1st; 1994 NPC USA MW 4th; 1995 NPC USA HW 3rd; 1997 Jan Tana 15th; 1998 Ms. International 8th; 1998 Jan Tana Pro 5th; 1999 Ms. International 14th; 1999 Jan Tana Pro 4th; 1999 Pro Extravaganza 4th; 1999 Pro World 5th; 2000 Ms. International HW 6th; 2000 Jan Tana Pro HW 2nd; 2001 Ms. International HW 5th; 2001 Pro Extravaganza HW 3rd; 2001 Jan Tana Pro HW 1st & Overall; 2001 Ms. Olympia HW 6th; 2002 Jan Tana HW 2nd; 2002 Ms. International HW 5th; 2003 Ms. International HW 2nd;

  • Parker, Robin
    Born April 20 in Denver, Colorado. Height 5'4". Eye color is brown. She works as a marketing agent, model and video producer. Favorite color is black, favorite flower is pansies. Currently lives in Las Vegas. Contests include the 1995 NPC USA HW 2nd; 1998 NPC Nationals HW 5th;

  • Parmelee, Sandi
    1988 Pro World 16th;

  • Paulick, Auby
    1980 Ms. Olympia 2nd;

  • Patterson, Diane Ruth
    From New Brunswick, Canada. 1996 IFBB Canadian LW 3rd;

  • Pazzo, Amy
    1997 NPC USA MW 1st; 1999 Ms. International 9th; 1999 Jan Tana Pro 6th; 2000 Ms. International HW 4th; 2001 Ms. International HW 8th; 2001 Pro Extravaganza HW 4th; 2001 Jan Tana Pro HW 3rd;

  • Pember, Crystal
    1989 NPC USA MW 1st;

  • Perper, Melinda
    1981 Ms. Olympia 10th; 1983 Ms. Olympia 14th;

  • Perry, Paige
    1998 NPC Nationals LW 9th;

  • Petitjean, Francois
    From France, French Riviera, 5"4". 1993 Jan Tana Pro 12th; 1995 European Pro 8th; 1996 Ms. International 13th; 1996 Jan Tana Pro 19th;

  • Petrenko, Irena
    From the Ukraine. 1995 IFBB World Amateur 3rd LW

  • Petz, Karin
    From Germany. 1994 IFBB World Amateur MW 1st

  • Pilain, Cathy
    From France. 1994 IFBB World Amateur LW 2nd; 1995 IFBB World Amateur 4th LW

  • Pirie, Lynne
    1982 NPC USA HW 1st; 1982 Pro World 3rd; 1984 Pro World 13th; 1985 Pro World 14th; 1985 Ms. Olympia 19th;

  • Placide, Mary Ann
    1982 Pro World

  • Plakinger, Tina
    Contests include the 1980 Ms. Mid America Short 1st; 1983 World Cup Caesars 2nd; 1984 Pro World 4th; 1984 Ms. Olympia 11th; 1985 Pro World 2nd; 1985 Ms. Olympia 6th;

  • Portugues, Gladys
    1984 Pro World 16th; 1984 Ms. Oylmpia 7th; 1985 Pro World 7th; 1985 Ms. Olympia 8th;

  • Price, Penny
    1986 Pro World 7th; 1986 Ms. International 9th; 1986 Ms. Olympia 15th; 1988 Pro World 16th; 1989 Ms. International 15th; 1990 Ms. Olympia 17th;

  • Price, Sue
    From California, USA. Contests include the 1993 NPC National overall; 1994 Jan Tana Pro 1st; 1994 Ms. Olympia 6th; 1995 Ms. Olympia 4th

  • Priest, Bonny
    Raised in Fredericksburg, Texas. Moved to Abilene, Texas to help her husband manager a gym there, and in 2001, own their own gym in San Angelo called "The Fitness Zone". Besides bodybuilding, Bonny also competes in Powerlifting. Powerlifitng Contests include, in 1998 at a WABDL powerlifting contest, Bonny set a world record in the bench press with a lift of 303lbs. at 162lb. bodyweight. In 2000 at the USPF powerlifting meet, Bonny set an American record bench press of 352lbs. at a bodyweight of 173, set a TX State record in the deadlift of 501.5lbs., and squatted 451lbs. with close success at 475lbs.

    Bodybuilding Contests include the 1997 NPC Heart of Texas HW 1st & Overall; 1998 NPC Texas State HW 1st & Overall; 1999 NPC Jr. Nationals HW 3rd;                       

  • Profanter, Claudia
    1989 Pro World 5th; 1989 Ms. Olympia 11th; 1990 Ms. Olympia 9th; 1991 Ms. International 8th; 1991 Ms. Olympia 14th

  • Pullin, Kathy
    2000 NPC Emerald Cup LW 2nd;