Bodybuilding world mourns the death of legend Eddie McDonough

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Bodybuilding world mourns Eddie McDonough

Bodybuilding world mourns the death of legend Eddie McDonough.

The bodybuilding world mourns the death of Eddie McDonough at the age of 85.

Eddie made a name for himself with NABBA, WABBA and the AAU.

Most of the success for Eddie was withing the popular NABBA federation.

His competition career lasted for 9 years, consistently competing between 1972 to 1980.

Eddie graced a number of magazine covers during his bodybuilding career.




Eddie won the NABBA Mr Britain twice in 1974 and 1977

He also placed 3third in Mr Britain in 1973 and 1976.

Eddie competed in seven NABBA Universe contests between 1972 and 1979, never placing outside the top six in the medium class. He placed third in 1975 and 1978.

In 1974 Eddie won the Medium Class title at AAU Mr World. He also competed in NABBA Europeans with his best placing of 2nd in 1977

Eddie finished his career in 1980 after nine years with a victory in the Medium Class of the WABBA Europeans. A year after he won the same title in 1979.

An excellent bodybuilder of his era at that will surely be missed by many

Evolutionofbodybuilding.net send out deepest condolences to his family and friends. Rest in Peace Eddie NABBA Legend.

We would like to thank Si Sweeney for the information about Eddie.


 

Contest History

1972
Mr Europe, Medium, 5th
Mr Universe – NABBA, Medium, 6th

1973
Mr Britain – NABBA, 3rd
Mr Europe, Medium, 3rd
Mr Universe – NABBA, Medium, 6th

1974
Mr Britain – NABBA, Winner
Mr Europe, Medium, 2nd
Mr Universe – NABBA, Medium, 4th
Mr World – AAU, Medium, 1st

1975
Mr Universe – NABBA, Medium, 3rd

1976
Mr Britain – NABBA, 3rd
Mr Europe, Tall, 2nd

1977
Mr Britain – NABBA, Winner
European Championships – NABBA, Medium, 2nd
European Championships – NABBA, 3rd
European Championships – WABBA, 3rd
European Championships – WABBA, Medium, 2nd
Mr Universe – NABBA, Medium, 5th
World Championships – WABBA, Medium, 3rd

1978
European Championships – WABBA, Medium, 2nd
Mr Universe – NABBA, Medium, 3rd
World Championships – WABBA, Medium, 2nd

1979
European Championships – WABBA, Medium, 1st
Mr Universe – NABBA, Medium, 4th
World Championships – WABBA, Medium, 3rd

1980
European Championships – WABBA, Medium, 1st
World Championships – WABBA, Medium, 4th