Tonya Knight

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Tonya Knight
Personal Info
Born(1966-03-24) March 24, 1966 (age 46)
American
Professional Career
Pro-debutPro World Championships, 1988
Best win1991 Ms. International, 1986-1993
ActiveRetired 1993
 
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Tonya Knight
Personal Info
Born(1966-03-24) March 24, 1966 (age 46)
American
Professional Career
Pro-debutPro World Championships, 1988
Best win1991 Ms. International, 1986-1993
ActiveRetired 1993

Tonya Knight (born March 24, 1966) is an American former IFBB professional female bodybuilder.

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Background

Knight was a regular on American Gladiators as Gold from 1989 to 1992 until she left due to an injury to her left knee.[citation needed] Tonya won the Ms. International title in 1989. She won the Ms. International title when she returned to competition in 1991.

Personal life

Tonya married bodybuilder John Poteat; they are now divorced. Tonya currently lives in Blue Springs, Mo.

Contest history

References

  • Merritt, Greg, "15 Biggest Controversies and Shocking Moments in Bodybuilding History", Flex, February, 2006

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Ms. International
Preceded by:
Laura Creavalle
First (1991)Succeeded by:
Anja Schreiner