Tom Platz Pro Bodybuilding Profile

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Competitive Record

  • 1995 Honorary Mr. America - AAU
  • 1987 Detroit Pro Invitational - IFBB, 6th
  • 1986 Mr. Olympia - IFBB, 11th
  • 1985 Mr. Olympia - IFBB, 7th
  • 1984 Mr. Olympia - IFBB, 9th
  • 1982 Mr. Olympia - IFBB, 6th
  • 1981 Mr. Olympia - IFBB, 3rd
  • 1980 World Pro Championships - IFBB, Mr. Universe
  • 1980 Mr. Olympia - IFBB, 8th
  • 1980 Night of Champions - IFBB, 12th
  • 1979 Mr. Olympia - IFBB, 8th Place
  • 1978 World Amateur Championships - IFBB Mr. Universe
  • 1978 Mr. America - AAU, Short, 2nd
  • 1977 Mr. Southeastern USA - AAU
  • 1977 Mr. America - AAU, Short, 2nd
  • 1976 Mr. America - AAU, Short, 3rd
  • 1975 Mr. Michigan - AAU
  • 1974 Junior & Senior State Powerlifting Championships - AAU, 220 Class Champ
  • 1974 Teen Mr. America - AAU, 2nd
  • 1973 Mr. Adonis - AAU
  • 1973 Mr. Ironman - AAU

Tom Platz

Tom Platz is one of the most sought after guest speakers in the world of bodybuilding, nutrition and general fitness. He is currently a Professor and Director of Bodybuilding Sciences at ISSA. Tom has a Masters in Fitness Science, Bachelors in Science Physiology and Nutrition from Wayne State University and Michigan State University, and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of California.

Tom Platz retired from professional bodybuilding competition in 1987 and did a 'Comeback' in 1995 when he was awarded Honorary Mr. America. He still promotes the sport wholeheartedly. Tom says, "I just want to give back to the sport I love which has been really great to me." He is truly a legend in the fitness and bodybuilding industry.

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