bodybuilder Beverly Direnzo

Pro Female Bodybuilder Beverly Direnzo has passed away at the age of 49.

It has been a very dark year for the bodybuilding world with a number of high-profile athletes passing away at a very young age.

The news was made official by her husband on her official Instagram page.

Hundreds of messages have already been posted on Beverly’s official Facebook page when the news was heard of her death.

In a short message, her husband confirmed that Beverly passed away in her sleep.

“RIP.. MY LOVE ETERNAL..PASSED THE WAY SHE WANTED AT PEACE FALLING ASLEEP TOGETHER…NO MORE PAIN”

Beverly climbed the NPC ranks and turned pro. According to Dave Palumbo, Beverly had one of the most entertaining posing routines.

Having a love for gymnastics, Palumbo added that Beverly used to incorporate gymnastics in her routines.

Dave Palumbo was very close friends wuth Beverly and her family. He helped Beverly prepare for contests.

Dave’s wife Amanda were also long time childhood friends.

Amanda Palumbo published a touching message on her Facebook page dedicated to Beverly.

Beverly also owned her own gym and is known to be one of the kindest people to work with, always encouraging her friends and clients to be the best they can be.

Beverly’s bodybuilding career lasted 16 years (2000-2016). She was a regular competitor at pro shows organized in the Florida area.

Evolutionofbodybuilding.net send our deepest condolences Beverly’s family and friends during this difficult moment.




Contest History

2000
Southeastern USA – NPC, Overall Winner

2001
Florida Championships – NPC, Overall Winner

2002
Nationals – NPC, HeavyWeight, 10th
USA Championships – NPC, HeavyWeight, 12th

2003
Nationals – NPC, MiddleWeight, 4th
USA Championships – NPC, MiddleWeight, 9th

2005
Nationals – NPC, HeavyWeight, 6th
Southern States – NPC, HeavyWeight, 1st
USA Championships – NPC, Light-HeavyWeight, 9th

2006
Nationals – NPC, HeavyWeight, 2nd
North American Championships – IFBB, HeavyWeight, 4th
USA Championships – NPC, HeavyWeight, 5th

2007
Nationals – NPC, HeavyWeight, 1st
North American Championships – IFBB, HeavyWeight, 2nd
USA Championships – NPC, Light-HeavyWeight, 4th

2008
Tampa Pro Championships – IFBB, 8th

2009
Atlantic City Pro – IFBB, Bodybuilding, 10th
New York Pro Championships – IFBB, 11th
Tampa Pro Championships – IFBB, 8th

2010
Battle of Champions – IFBB, Bodybuilding, 11th

2011
Tampa Pro Championships – IFBB, Did not place

2012
Orlando Show of Champions – IFBB, Physique, 16th
Tampa Pro Championships – IFBB, Bodybuilding, Did not place

2013
Tampa Pro Championships – IFBB, Bodybuilding, Did not place

2016
Tampa Pro Championships – IFBB, Bodybuilding, 13th



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