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« on: November 29, 2006, 11:08:02 AM »

wilfred sylvester has died of alzheimers. he was a former mr britain and stood 5 ft 3 shortest mr b ever. his real name was sylvester wilfred but at a contest they said his name backward and liking the sound of it he kept it that way. there is a good article of him in ironman volume 27 no 3.


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« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2006, 01:48:47 PM »

Damn. Only 62? That's too bad.
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« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2006, 01:51:43 PM »

Great physique. RIP Wilfred.
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« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2006, 02:51:45 PM »

more pics


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« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2007, 07:00:53 PM »

 his autographed photo
i first met Wilf in the mid 80s.i went to check out a gym and he happened to be training there.he saw me looking at him,he stopped training came over said hi and shook my hand ,we had never met before.this was the wonderful person he was.i trained at his gym in the late 90s and and saw his health problems arise.iam extremely saddened by his death and my thoughts are with his family.R.I.P Wilf.


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« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2007, 11:11:28 AM »

I remember when he won the "Mr. Universe" (IFBB World Champ. amateurs) at Cesars Palace in Las Vegas (erly to mid 80`s).

Hermann Hoffend (Germany, lives only a few minutes away from me) placed 2. in the same class.
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« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2007, 12:53:53 AM »

wilf had a physique that was years ahead of time.  in the sixties he had hardness that was required in the 80s competition level.he trained unbelievably hard, he would spend all day doing just one body part. 
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« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2007, 02:03:53 AM »

photos i took in wilf's gym.photos on wall


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« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2007, 02:06:41 AM »

me with wilf


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« Reply #9 on: October 17, 2007, 02:17:13 AM »

 last 2 of wilf


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« Reply #10 on: October 24, 2007, 06:58:13 PM »

wilf in the line up of the 1985 mr.o


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« Reply #11 on: October 24, 2007, 07:17:45 PM »

another one


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« Reply #12 on: October 24, 2007, 07:26:46 PM »

one more


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« Reply #13 on: October 24, 2007, 07:39:17 PM »

these from the 1988 ifbb brit.championships


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« Reply #14 on: October 25, 2007, 04:58:57 AM »

What an amazing physique. Thanks for the pictures.
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« Reply #15 on: October 26, 2007, 04:16:06 PM »

he was also an amazing human being.he used to chat to everyone with a smile on his face.in his presence he made you feel as if you were the special person and not him.     one time i bought a dozen of his gym t-shirts and a few photos autographed by him to take to kashmir(pakistan)for friends who train.he would not take any money from me, i had to force him to take it.
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« Reply #16 on: October 26, 2007, 07:55:03 PM »

Sad. Too young. RIP.
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« Reply #17 on: November 23, 2007, 02:27:22 PM »

1st pic from 1968.the other from 1984 british championships


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