Ritva "Kike" Elomaa
|Member of Finnish Parliament |
for Finland Proper
|Assumed office |
20 April 2011
16 July 1955
Lokalahti, Southwest Finland, Finland
|Political party||True Finns|
|Height||5 ft 5 in (165 cm)|
|Weight||117 lb (53 kg)|
|Pro-debut||IFBB Ms. Olympia, 1981|
|Best win||IFBB Ms. Olympia champion, 1981|
Early life and education
In 1981, Kike 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.
Kike ended her career on stage after a fifth-place finish at the 1983 IFBB Ms. Olympia.
Currently Kike is the most successful Finnish 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.
- 1981 Finnish Championships – 1st
- 1981 European Championships – 1st
- 1981 World Games – 1st
- 1981 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 1st
- 1982 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 3rd
- 1983 Pro World Championship – 2nd
- 1983 IFBB Ms. Olympia – 5th
Parliament of Finland
On 13 June 2017, Elomaa and 19 others left the Finns Party parliamentary group to found the New Alternative parliamentary group. However, on 22 June, she left the group and re-joined the Finns Party.
- "Kike Elomaa". facebook.com. Facebook. Retrieved 24 February 2015.
- "Elomaa, Kike". musclememory.com. Retrieved 24 February 2015.
- "Kike Elomaa". ifbbpro.com. IFBB Professional League. Retrieved 24 February 2015.
- "CV". KikeElomaa.com (in Finnish). Archived from the original on 25 February 2015. Retrieved 24 February 2015.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-04-21. Retrieved 2011-04-25.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- "Tällainen on Uusi vaihtoehto – Nämä kansanedustajat jättivät perussuomalaiset". yle.fi (in Finnish). 13 June 2017. Retrieved 13 June 2017.
- "Ritva Elomaa siirtyy takaisin perussuomalaisiin – Halla-aho kehottaa muitakin "pohtimaan asiaa"". Helsingin-Sanomat (in Finnish). 22 June 2017. Retrieved 22 June 2017.
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