Bruce Wilhelm Strongman

Bruce Wilhelm (born July 13, 1945) is a weightlifter and strongman from the United States. He is a two-time winner of the World's Strongest Man competition in 1977 and 1978 and the author of numerous strength-related articles and books. He was a member of the executive board of the United States Olympic Committee. He was also on the Athletes Advisory Council for 8 years as well as the Substance and Drug Abuse Committee, the Sports Medicine Committee, and the Games Preparation Committee. Wilhelm was a high school track and field star for Fremont High School (Sunnyvale, California), and was the 1963 CIF California State Meet shot put champion as well as runner up in the discus competition. He won the Golden West Invitational high school shot put. He continued his athletic development at Stanford University, competing in shot, discus and wrestling. He was the 1965 Pacific-10 Conference Heavyweight Wrestling Champion and finished the season undefeated with 21 victories. He finished 4th in the 1966 AAU National Freestyle Wrestling and Greco Roman Championships (unlimited weight class).

Personal details

Date of birth
July 13th, 1945
Place of birth
Sunnyvale, California, United States of America


1. Stanford University Colleges/University

The Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly referred to as Stanford University or Stanford, is an American private research university located in Stanford, California on an 8,180-acre (3,310 ha) campus near Palo Alto. It is situated in the northwestern Silicon Valley, approximately 20 miles (32 km) northwest of San Jose and 37 miles (60 km) southeast of San Francisco.

Institution info

Type University
2013. 18.7 bil. $
Institution colors
November 11th, 1885
450 Serra Mall, 94305 - Stanford, California
2013. 6,980
2012. 7,063
2010. 6,940
2009. 6,532
2008. 6,532
2013. 8,897
2012. 11,456
2010. 12,595
2008. 10,280
2007. 8,186
Acceptance rate
2014. 5.07 %
2013. 5.7 %
2012. 6.6 %
2010. 7.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 42.7 K $
2012. 41.3 K $
2011. 40.1 K $
2010. 38.7 K $
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