Dawn Riehl

Dawn Riehl was a former bodybuilder active in the late 1990’s to early 2000’s. She won the 1999 NPC USA Championships. She would continue to compete in 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003. Dawn when she was competitive had impressive statistical measures. At  5’2” she had biceps that measured 16” and thighs that were 22.” For her height and weight her strength was remarkably immense. She could squat up to 345 lbs, bench press 315 lbs, dead lift 405 lbs, and leg press 990 lbs for ten reps. Dawn’s muscles were not just for show. Dawn has two records in the World Strict Curl. Born in Korea, Dawn was adopted and raised in Iowa. Among die hard fans of female bodybuilding  she is the most recognizable Korean American bodybuilders. Fans were also amused with her strength feats. Besides sports activities Dawn also played classical piano.

She carries this man like he weighs nothing.

Dawn lifting a man overhead.



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Dawn Riehl

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