Gary Strydom Quick Info
Height6 ft 2 in
Weight138 kg
Year of Birth1960
NationalityAmerican
Eye ColorBlue

Gary Strydom is a South African-born American IFBB professional bodybuilder who rose to fame as the only contestant to win a Championship title under Vince McMahon‘s now-defunct World Bodybuilding Federation.

Born Name

Gary Strydom

Nick Name

Gary

Gary Strydom in a picture that was taken in the pastGary Strydom in a picture that was taken in the past
Gary Strydom in a picture that was taken in the past

Age

Gary was born in 1960.

Born Place

Durban, South Africa

Residence

The United States of America

Nationality

South African

South African

 

Occupation

Bodybuilder

Build

Bodybuilder

Height

6 ft 2 in or 188 cm

Weight

128 kg or 282 lbs (Contest Weight)

138 kg or 304 lbs (Off-Season)

Gary Strydom as seen in a picture that was taken in 2006Gary Strydom as seen in a picture that was taken in 2006
Gary Strydom as seen in a picture that was taken in 2006

Race / Ethnicity

White

Gary has South African ancestry.

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Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • His aesthetic shoulders and arms

Measurements

Gary Strydom’s body specifications might be –

  • Upper Arm Size – 22 in or 56 cm
  • Chest Size – 61 in or 150 cm
  • Thigh Size – 29 in or 74 cm
  • Waist Size – 32 in or 81 cm
  • Calf Size – 19 in or 48 cm
  • Neck Size – 19.5 in or 50 cm

He may not have maintained the above specific figures now as he has left bodybuilding.

Gary Strydom posing for a picture that was taken in the pastGary Strydom posing for a picture that was taken in the past
Gary Strydom posing for a picture that was taken in the past

Gary Strydom Facts

  1. Though Gary was born in South Africa, he relocated to the United States to further his bodybuilding career.
  2. His earliest competition entrance was for the 1983 NPC Florida Championships, Junior – Heavyweight where he stood 1st overall.
  3. He made his professional debut in 1987 at the IFBB Night of Champions where he was crowned the winner.
  4. In 1988, he entered his first and only Mr. Olympia competition and was ranked in 5th place. The following year, he competed in his solo Arnold Classic contest and placed 3rd.
  5. Over the years, Gary has won several contests that include the 1984 NPC USA Championships, HeavyWeight, 1987 IFBB Night of Champions, 1989 Grand Prix France, 1989 Grand Prix Melbourne, 1991 WBF Championships, and 1992 WBF Championships.
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