Adela Garcia

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Adela Garcia
— Bodybuilder —
Personal info
Nickname Chica, Chica Latina
Born (1971-12-01) December 1, 1971 (age 45)
Cabrera, Dominican Republic
Height 5 ft 1 in (1.55 m)
Weight (In Season) 109-110 lb.
(Off-Season) 119-125 lb.
Professional career
Pro-debut NPC Europa Sports Fitness Championship, 1995
Best win Ms. Fitness Olympia eight times., 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Predecessor Susie Curry (2003) and Jen Hendershott (2005)
Successor Oksana Grishina (2014)
Active since 1995

Adela Garcia is an IFBB professional fitness competitor[1] and former Ms. IFBB Fitness Olympia.[2]


Adela was born on December 1, 1971, in Cabrera, Dominican Republic and moved to San Juan, Puerto Rico at age eight. In school, she played softball, volleyball, and basketball. She started weight training at age 17.

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Adela started competing in 1995, with the goal of becoming a fitness professional. She earned her pro card in 1999 by winning the NPC USA Fitness Championships. In 2000, she made her pro debut at the Ms. Fitness International, finishing eighth. Later that year, she qualified for the 2000 Ms. Fitness Olympia by placing ninth place at the Jan Tana Classic. Adela has won several professional titles, most notably the 2004 and 2006 Fitness Olympia, and the 2004 and 2006 Fitness International. For several years, she was married to Brian Friedmansky, and competed as Adela Garcia-Friedmansky. She was engaged to bodybuilder Lee Priest.[3] According to his column in Muscular Development Magazine, Adela and Lee Priest are no longer together and have parted on amicable terms.


  • Took part in IFBB Fitness Olympia competition 13 times (2000-2013, except 2008)

Contest history[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ JMP Management (2000-01-20). "Adela Garcia". JMP MANAGEMENT. Archived from the original on 8 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-29. 
  2. ^ Fitness Olympia. "Fitness Olympia Winners". Retrieved 2012-03-08. 
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