Almanac of
Women's Bodybuilding
By Ron Avidan

The most complete information on women's bodybuilding available.

  • Sackmann, Tracy
    1999 Jan Tana Pro 10th; 1999 Pro World 8th;

  • Sala, Nuria
    1994 Ms. Olympia 16th;

  • Salamon, Michele
    From Pennsylvania. Contests include the 2000 NPC Junior USA MW 10th;

  • Sales, Angela
    From New Jersey. Contests include the 2000 NPC Junior USA LW 7th;

  • Sallo, Kristin
    2000 WNBF Pro Natural Women's International LW 1st & Overall;

  • Salotti, Carla
    2000 NPC Junior USA LW 1st;

  • Sanchez, Ana
    1985 Pro World 15th; 1986 Pro World 18th; 1988 Pro World 16th; 1990 Ms. Olympia 17th; 1992 Jan Tana Pro 21st

  • Sanchez, Martha
    Mexico. 1996 Jan Tana Pro 11th; 1997 Jan Tana 17th; 1998 Jan Tana Pro 16th;

  • Sandrey, Martha
    From Mexico. Contests include the 1999 Pro World 13th;

  • Sartor, Kat
    From British Columbia, Canada. Contests include the 1994 IFBB Canadian overall;

  • Sass, Gisele
    From Pennsylvania. Height 5'4". Contests include the 1988 NPC Pennsylvania 1st; 1989 NPC Junior Nationals MW 1st; 1990 IFBB North American HW 3rd; 1997 NPC Pennsylvania 1st; 1998 NPC Nationals HW 4th;

  • Savary, Raejha
    From Alberta, Canada. Contests include the 2001 Ms. International LW 8th;

  • Schaefer, Hildegard
    1986 Ms. International 12th; 1988 Pro World 21st;

  • Scheppele, Sue
    From Delaware. Contests include the 2000 NPC Junior USA LW 9th;

  • Scholl, Tatjana
    1990 Ms. Olympia 17th;

  • Schoolcraft, Peggy
    From Cape Coral, Florida. Grew up in New Jersey. Height 5'0". Earned a gymnastics scholarship to West Virginia University, were she majored in Computer Science. Married John Schoolcraft in 1982, whom she met at college. Worked at Wang Laboratories as a computer analyst. Has two children, Bradley, and Elizabeth (LIzzie). Contests include the 1990 AAU Ms. Delaware short 1st & Overall; 1990 NPC Southeastern Pennsylvania LW 1st & Overall; 1992 NPC Junior USA LW 1st; 1994 NPC Nationals LW 4th; 1995 NPC Nationals MW 3rd; 1997 NPC Team Universe LW 1st & Overall; 1999 Jan Tana Pro 5th; 2001 Ms. International LW 9th;

  • Schreiner, Anja
    5'7". Husband is named Ray. An actress, appeared on television sitcom 'Fraiser'. Contests included: 1989 Ms. International 12th; 1989 Pro World 21st; s1990 Ms. International 3rd; 1990 Ms. Olympia 3rd; 1991 Ms. International 2nd; 1991 Ms. Olympia 8th; 1992 Ms. International 1st; 1992 Ms. Olympia 6th;

  • Schwartz, Elizabeth
    From Germany. 1994 IFBB World Amateur HW 2nd; 1995 IFBB World Amateur HW 2nd

  • Scott, Valerie
    Contests include the 1995 NPC California Overall;

  • Seaver, Stacey
    From Houston ... Height is 5'3" ... A research assistant in pulmonary pathology at Baylor College of Medicine (1998) ... Contests include th 1996 John Sherman Classic LW 1st & Overall; 1996 NPC Texas LW 1st; 1998 NPC Nationals LW 2nd;

  • Sedacca, Charla
    From Georgia, USA. Contests include the 1987 NPC USA MW 1st & overall; 1988 Pro World 16th;

  • Seeley, Danet
    From New Hampshire, USA. Contests include the 2000 NPC Junior USA MW 6th;

  • Sekine, Yumi
    Height 5'2". 1995 Ms. Tokyo; 2000 NPC Emerland Cup MW 1st;

  • Selin, Marjo
    From Finland. Born October 2, 1960. Height 5'7". Married to Hannu. Started training in the late fall of 1980, because she had developed a back problem resulting from a mild case of scoliosis. After two months, the backaqches disappeared, but she had improved so rapidly that she competed in Finland's first women's bodybuilding competition less than five months after she started training. Moved to Washington, D.C., then eventually to Hawaii.

    Contests include the 1981 Finish Nationals 1st; 1982 European Championships 1st; 1982 Ms. Olympia 18th; 1983 Pro World 11th; 1983 Ms. Olympia 9th; 1983 World Cup Caesars 6th; 1984 Pro World 6th; 1984 Ms. Olympia 14th; 1985 Pro World 9th; 1985 Ms. Olympia 10th; 1986 Pro World 4th; 1986 Ms. Olympia 12th; 1987 Pro World 5th; 1987 Ms. Olympia 6th; 1988 Pro World 3rd; 1988 Ms. Olympia 6th; 1989 Ms. Olympia 8th; 1993 Ms. International 13th;

  • Serio, Maria Concetta
    1987 Pro World 8th; 1987 Ms. Olympia 15th;

  • Shahabi, Della
    1986 Ms. International 18th;

  • Sharp, Kelly
    1997 NPC Minnesota Ironmaiden 1st MW & Overall;

  • Shimamura, Lore
    2000 NPC Emerald Cup MW 3rd;

  • Shuler, Kim
    1997 NPC USA 1MW 8th;

  • Sider, Debbie
    1986 NPC USA MW 1st

  • Silva, Mara
    2000 NPC Junior USA LW 4th;

  • Silva, Tanya
    2000 NPC Junior USA MW 4th;

  • Sims, Vicki
    1991 Jan Tana Pro 15th; 1993 Jan Tana Pro 19th;

  • Simms, Donna
    1980 Ms. Olympia 18th;

  • Sinclair, Jojo
    From Singapore. 1995 IFBB World Amateur LW 1st. Tested twice positive for drug violations, stripped of her title, and banned for life from future IFBB competitions.

  • Smith, Janet
    Contests include the 2000 NPC California Overall;

  • Smith, Jayne
    1987 NPC Texas State 1st;

  • Smith, Twanda
    From Washington, USA. Contests include the 1992 NPC Emerald Cup Overall;

  • Spuhn, Gabriella
    1994 Ms. Olympia 15th ; 1995 European Pro 6th

  • Starler, Samantha
    1998 NPC Nationals LW 6th;

  • Steurer, Susanne
    1990 Ms. Olympia 12th ; 1991 Jan Tana Pro 10th

  • Stockton, Abbye Pudgy
    Born August 11, 1917. Pudgy is one of the inductees in Joe Weider's Hall of Fame for the year 2000. In the 1940's, the hand balancing maneuvers of Abbye 'Pudgy" Stockton at santa Monica's Muscle Beach (along with her husband Les) led to her writing in Strength & Health Magazine's "Barbelles" columb, a monthly instructional piece for the few females then involved with weight training.

    She proceeded women's physique contests, but did win a major price of $1,000 in a 1947 contest sponsored by physique pioneer Bernarr MacFadden. She holds the clain to the title 'The First Lady of Iron'.

  • Sturgeon, Jennifer
    1998 NPC Nationals HW 11th;

  • Swander, Trish
    From Harlingen, Texas ... Height is 5'7" ... Married to Dave Swander ... Contests include the 1997 NPC Texas HW 1st & Overall; 1998 NPC Junior Nationals HW 2nd; 1998 NPC USA HW 9th;

  • Sukudova, Eva
    From Czech. Contests include the 1992 Ms. Olympia 20th; 1993 Jan Tana Pro 14th; 1993 Ms. Olympia 19th; 1994 Jan Tana Pro 12th; 1994 Ms. Olympia 13th; 1995 Ms. Olympia 9th; 1995 European Pro 3rd; 1996 Ms. Olympia 7th; 1997 Ms. International 12th; 1997 Ms. Olympia 16th; 1998 Ms. Olympia 8th;

  • Summers, Lindsay
    1981 Pro World 16th;

  • Summers-Davis, Theresa
    Height 5'6". Married to Rooney Davis. 1997 NPC Los Angeles overall & HW 1st

  • Sutherland, Dawn
    From England. Heigh 5'4". Contests include the 1998 EFBB British HW 3rd; 1999 EFBB British HW 3rd; 2000 EFBB British HW 5th;

  • Suzuki, Paula
    USA, bench pressed 352 pounds at a bodyweight of 148. Contests include the 1995 NPC Nationals Overall & MW 1st; 1996 Ms. International 16th; 1997 Jan Tana 10th; 1998 Jan Tana Pro 6th; 1999 Ms. International 17th; 2001 Ms. International HW 10th;

  • Szikaszay, Gabriella
    1992 Ms. Olympia 16th; 1993 Jan Tana Pro 9th