Dana Linn Bailey competed in her first powerlifting meet with the following results:
Squat – 309lbs/140kg
Bench – 209lbs/95kg
Deadlift – 347lbs/157.5kg
This total 865(392.5) is easily enough for her to qualify for raw nationals. She had a Wilks of 429, won her class and best lifter at this meet and also got tested.
Dana Linn Bailey is an American IFBB Pro fitness and figure competitor (physique category). She is the winner of Joe Weider’s Olympia in 2013.
Born in the United States, Dana Linn was recruited to play soccer for West Chester University, as a starting defender. and help lead her team to NCAA’s and playoffs. When she graduated college, she made the transition to lifting, along with her then boyfriend Rob Bailey.
She entered her first figure competition in 2006 at the Lehigh Valley Championships and competed in figure up until 2010. She taught Physical Education at Conrad Weiser Middle School in Robesonia Pennsylvania until 2014, when she retired to focus on her career.
In 2010, she decided to participate in the very FIRST Physique show, which was 2011, JR. USA’s in Charleston, SC. She won overall, received her IFBB pro card, and became the first women’s physique pro in the NPC/IFBB. She is on hiatus from the Olympia competition, focusing on her and her husband’s gym.
- 2011 Jr. USA’s – 1st place and Overall
- 2012 Desert Muscle Classic – 4th place
- 2012 NY Pro – 16th
- 2013 Tampa Pro – 2nd place
- 2013 Dallas Europa – 1st place
- 2013 Olympia – 1st place
- 2014 Olympia – 2nd place