Kike Elomaa

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Kike Elomaa[1]
Kike Elomaa Vihreillä Niityillä.jpg
Member of Finnish Parliament
Incumbent
Assumed office
2011
Personal details
Born (1955-07-25) 25 July 1955 (age 59)[1]
Lokalahti, Finland
Nationality Finnish[1]
Political party True Finns[1]
Spouse(s) Married[1]
Residence Masku, Finland[1]
Religion Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland[1]
Website MP Kike Elomaa

Ritva Tuulikki "Kike" Elomaa (born 25 July 1955) is a Finnish professional female bodybuilding champion, pop singer, and member of the Finnish Parliament.[2]

Kike Elomaa[3]
— Bodybuilder —
Personal info
Nickname Kike[2]
Born (1955-07-25) 25 July 1955 (age 59)[3]
Lokalahti, Finland
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)[2]
Weight 117 lb (53 kg)[2]
Professional career
Pro-debut IFBB Ms. Olympia[3], 1981[3]
Best win IFBB Ms. Olympia champion[3], 1981[3]
Predecessor Rachel McLish[3]
Successor Rachel McLish[3]
Active Retired 1983[3]

Early life and education[edit]

Kike Elomaa was born in Lokalahti, Finland in 1955. She graduated from Mynämäki High School in 1975 and graduated from Helsinki Polytechnic Stadia in 1980.[1][2]

Bodybuilding career[edit]

Amateur[edit]

Professional[edit]

In 1981, Kiki defeated Rachel McLish at the IFBB Ms. Olympia. Following her wildly successful contest campaign in 1981, she competed only three more times, placing third at the 1982 IFBB Ms. Olympia and second at the 1983 IFBB Pro Worlds.[2]

Retirement[edit]

Kiki ended her career on stage after a fifth-place finish at the 1983 IFBB Ms. Olympia.[2]

Legacy[edit]

Currently Kiki is the most successful Finish bodybuilder of all time. She was the only non-American to win the Ms. Olympia title until 2000. She was inducted into the IFBB Hall of Fame in 2001. She has also been awarded the IFBB’s President’s Gold Medal for her work in supporting the sport of bodybuilding. A fitness contest, the Kike Elomaa Fitness Championship, is held annually in Finland.[2]

Contest history[edit]

Parliament of Finland[edit]

2011 election[edit]

On 17 April 2011, Kike was elected to the Finnish parliament for 2011–2015, representing the electoral district of Finland Proper and is a member of the True Finns party.[4]

References[edit]

Ms. Olympia
Preceded by:
Rachel McLish
First (1981) Succeeded by:
Rachel McLish