Thursday, 6 December 2012

Mr. Olympia Bodybuilding Championship


Mr. Olympia is the title awarded to the winner of the professional men's bodybuilding contest, an international bodybuilding competition that is held annually by the International Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (IFBB).  The first Mr. Olympia was held on September 18, 1965 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York City. It’s a prestigious event; let’s start from the First Champion.


Larry Scott


Nick Name  :: The Legend
Age             ::  October 12, 1938
Height        ::  5.7
Weight       ::  93 Kg
Country     ::  Blackfoot, Idaho, USA

Titles          :: 1959 Mr. Idaho, 1st ,1960 Mr. California - AAU, Winner
1960 Mr. California - AAU, Most Muscular, 1st
1960 Mr. Los Angeles - AAU, Most Muscular, 3rd
1960 Mr. Los Angeles - AAU, 3rd
1961 Mr. Pacific Coast - AAU, Most Muscular, 1st
1961 Mr. Pacific Coast - AAU, Winner
1962 Mr. America, Medium, 2 and Overall
1963 Mr. Universe, Medium, 1st
1964 Mr. Universe, Medium, 1st and Overall
1979 Canada Diamond Pro Cup, 9th
1979 Grand Prix Vancouver

Mr. Olympia  :: 1965 Mr. Olympia, 1st 
                         1966 Mr. Olympia, 1st



Sergio Oliva

Nick Name   :: The Myth
Age              :: July 4, 1941
Height          :: 5.10
Weight         :: 100 Kg
Country       :: Cuba

Titles            :: 1963 Mr Chicago
1964 Mr Illinois
1964 Mr America – AAU, 7th
1965 Junior Mr America – AAU, 2nd
1965 Junior Mr America – AAU, Most Muscular
1965 Mr America – AAU, 4th
1965 Mr America – AAU, Most Muscular,
1966 Junior Mr America – AAU, Winner
1966 Junior Mr America – AAU, Most Muscular
1966 Mr America – AAU, 2nd
1966 Mr America – AAU, Most Muscular,
1966 Mr World – IFBB, Overall Winner
1966 Mr World – IFBB, Tall, 1st
1966 Mr Universe – IFBB Winner
1966 Olympia – IFBB, 4th
1967 Olympia – IFBB, Winner
1967 Universe – IFBB, Overall Winner
1968 Olympia – IFBB, Winner
1969 Olympia – IFBB, Winner
1970 Mr World – AAU, Pro Tall, 2nd
1970 Olympia – IFBB, 2nd
1971 Universe – Pro - NABBA, Tall, 2nd
1972 Olympia – IFBB, 2nd
1973 Mr International – IFBB, Professional, 1st
1974 Mr International – WBBG, Professional, 1st
1975 Olympus – WBBG, Winner
1976 Olympus – WBBG, Winner
1977 World Championships – WABBA, Professional, 1st
1978 Olympus – WBBG, Winner
1980 World Championships – WABBA, Professional, 1st
1981 Pro World Cup – WABBA, Winner
1984 Olympia – IFBB, 8th
1984 Pro States Championships – WABBA
1985 Olympia – IFBB, 8th

Mr. Olympia  :: 1967 Mr. Olympia, 
                          1968 Mr. Olympia, 
                          1969 Mr. Olympia.



Arnold Schwarzenegger

Nick Name  :: The Austrian Oak
Age             :: July 30, 1947
Height         :: 5.10
Weight        :: 113 Kg
Country      :: Thal, Styria, Austria

Titles           :: Styrian Junior Weightlifting Championships  1964 1st .
                      German Austrian Weightlifting Championships 1965 1st .
                      Graz-Paradise Keller Powerlifting Championships 1967 (80 kg) 2nd .
                      German Powerlifting Championships  1967 (80kg) 2nd , 1968 (80kg) 1st .
                      International Powerlifting Championships 1966 (80kg) 1st .
                     Mr Universe (amateur) 1967 1st ,
                      Mr Universe (Pro) 1968 1st , 1969 1st ,1970 1st .
                      Mr. Olympia 1969 2nd .

Mr. Olympia  :: 1970 Mr. Olympia, 
                          1971 Mr. Olympia,
                          1972 Mr. Olympia, 
                          1973 Mr. Olympia,
                          1974 Mr. Olympia, 
                          1975 Mr. Olympia,
                          1980 Mr. Olympia.



Franco Columbu

Nick Name    :: The Sardinian Strongman
Age               :: August 7, 1941
Height           :: 5.5
Weight          :: 84 Kg
Country        :: Ollolai, Sardinia, Italy

Titles             :: 1966: Mr. Europe, 4th
1968: NABBA Mr. Universe (Most Muscular)
1969: IFBB Mr. Europe (Medium)
1969: NABBA Mr. Universe (Most Muscular)
1969: NABBA Mr. Universe (Short)
1969: IFBB Mr. Universe (Short)
1970: IFBB Mr. Europe (Short & Overall)
1970: AAU Mr. World (Pro Short)
1970: IFBB Mr. World (Short)
1970: IFBB Mr. Universe (Short & Overall)
1971: IFBB Mr. Universe (Short & Overall) *Disqualified for selling bodybuilding booklets - considered as a professional*
1971: IFBB Mr. World (Short & Overall)
1974: Mr. Olympia (Lightweight)
1975: Mr. Olympia (Lightweight)
1976: Mr. Olympia (Lightweight & Overall)

Mr. Olympia  :: 1981 Mr. Olympia



Frank Zane

Born on   ::  June 28,1942
Country   ::  Kingston, USA
Height      :: 1.79 m
Weight     ::  84 kg

Titles        ::  1969 Mr. World , 1970 Mr. Universe, 1971 Mr. Universe 2nd ,
                    1972  Professional Mr. Universe ,1974 Mr. Olympia 2nd ,1976 Mr. Olympia 2nd .

Mr. Olympia  :: 1977 Mr. Olympia, 
                          1978 Mr. Olympia,
                          1979 Mr. Olympia,


Chris Dickerson

Age       ::  August 25, 1939
Height   ::  5.6
Weight   :: 86 Kg
Country :: Montgomery, Alabama, United States

Titles     ::  1966 Mr North America - AAU, 2nd
1966 Mr New York State - AAU, Overall Winner
1966 Mr Eastern America - AAU, Overall Winner
1966 Mr Atlantic Coast - AAU, Overall Winner
1966 Junior Mr USA - AAU, Most Muscular, 1st
1966 Junior Mr USA - AAU, Winner
1967 Mr California - AAU, Winner
1967 Mr America - AAU, Most Muscular, 4th
1967 Mr America - AAU, 6th
1967 Junior Mr America - AAU, Most Muscular, 5th
1967 Junior Mr America - AAU, 4th
1968 Mr USA - AAU, Most Muscular, 2nd
1968 Mr USA - AAU, Winner
1968 Mr America - AAU, Most Muscular, 3rd
1968 Mr America - AAU, 3rd
1968 Junior Mr America - AAU, 3rd
1969 Mr America - AAU, 2nd
1969 Junior Mr America - AAU, 2nd
1970 Universe - NABBA, Short, 1st
1970 Mr America - AAU, Most Muscular, 1st
1970 Mr America - AAU, Winner
1970 Junior Mr America - AAU, Most Muscular, 1st
1970 Junior Mr America - AAU, Winner
1971 Universe - NABBA, Short, 1st
1973 Universe - NABBA, Short, 1st
1973 Universe - NABBA, Overall Winner
1973 Pro Mr America - WBBG, Winner
1974 Universe - Pro - NABBA, Short, 1st
1974 Universe - Pro - NABBA, Overall Winner
1975 World Championships - WBBG, 2nd
1975 Universe - Pro - PBBA, 2nd
1976 Universe - Pro - NABBA, Short, 2nd
1976 Universe - Pro - NABBA, 3rd
1976 Olympus - WBBG, 4th
1979 Olympia - IFBB, Lightweight, 4th
1979 Grand Prix Vancouver - IFBB, 2nd
1979 Canada Pro Cup - IFBB, Winner
1979 Canada Diamond Pro Cup - IFBB, 2nd
1980 Pittsburgh Pro Invitational - IFBB, 2nd
1980 Olympia - IFBB, 2nd
1980 Night of Champions - IFBB, Winner
1980 Grand Prix New York - IFBB, Winner
1980 Grand Prix Miami - IFBB, Winner
1980 Grand Prix Louisiana - IFBB, 2nd
1980 Grand Prix California - IFBB, Winner
1980 Florida Pro Invitational - IFBB, Winner
1980 Canada Pro Cup - IFBB, Winner
1981 Professional World Cup - IFBB, 2nd
1981 Olympia - IFBB, 2nd
1981 Night of Champions - IFBB, Winner
1981 Grand Prix World Cup - IFBB, 2nd
1981 Grand Prix Washington - IFBB, Winner
1981 Grand Prix New York - IFBB, Winner
1981 Grand Prix New England - IFBB, 2nd
1981 Grand Prix Louisiana - IFBB, Winner
1981 Grand Prix California - IFBB, Winner
1984 Olympia - IFBB, 11th
1990 Arnold Classic - IFBB, 8th
1994 Olympia - Masters 50+ - IFBB, 1st

Mr. Olympia  :: 1982 Mr. Olympia.

Samir Bannout

Age         :: November 7, 1955
Height     :: 5.8
Weight    :: 88 kg
Country  :: Lebanon

Titles       :: 1974 Mr. Universe, Medium Class 7th
1976 Mr. Universe, Middleweight 12th
1977 Mr. International, Middleweight 2nd
1978 Mr. International, Middleweight 2nd
1979 Best in the World, Amateur 1st
1979 World Amateur Championships, Light Heavyweight 1st
1980 Grand Prix California 4th
1980 Grand Prix Pennsylvania 7th
1980 Night of Champions 10th
1980 Mr. Olympia 15th
1981 Grand Prix California 7th
1981 Grand Prix New England 6th
1981 Night of Champions 10th
1981 Mr. Olympia 9th
1982 Grand Prix Sweden 2nd
1982 Mr. Olympia 4th
1983 Mr. Olympia 1st
1984 Canada Pro Cup 5th
1984 Mr. Olympia 6th
1984 World Grand Prix 5th
1985 WABBA World Championship 1st
1986 WABBA World Championship 1st
1988 Grand Prix England 10th
1988 Grand Prix Italy 9th
1988 Mr. Olympia 8th
1989 Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic 4th
1989 Grand Prix Finland 6th
1989 Grand Prix France 8th
1989 Grand Prix Germany 5th
1989 Grand Prix Holland 5th
1989 Grand Prix Spain 5th
1989 Grand Prix Spain (2nd) 5th
1989 Grand Prix Sweden 3rd
1989 Mr. Olympia 9th
1990 Grand Prix England 6th
1990 Grand Prix Finland 5th
1990 Grand Prix Italy 6th
1990 Houston Pro Invitational 3rd
1990 Mr. Olympia 8th
1990 Pittsburgh Pro Invitational 1st
1990 NABBA World Championships Professional 2nd
1992 Grand Prix Germany 11th
1992 Mr. Olympia 16th
1993 Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic 13th
1993 Ironman Pro Invitational 13th
1993 San Jose Pro Invitational 10th
1994 Grand Prix England 14th
1994 Grand Prix Germany 13th
1994 Grand Prix Italy 12th
1994 Grand Prix Spain 12th
1994 Mr. Olympia 19th
1996 Masters Mr. Olympia 6th
2011 IFBB Pro World Masters Bodybuilding 11th

Mr. Olympia  :: 1983 Mr. Olympia

Lee Haney

Age        :: November 11, 1959
Height   :: 5.11
Weight   :: 111 kg
Country :: Fairburn, Georgia

Titles     :: 1979 Teen Mr. America
1979 Teen Mr. America Tall, 1st
1982 Junior Nationals Heavyweight & Overall, 1st
1982 Nationals Heavyweight & Overall, 1st
1982 World Amateur Championships Heavyweight, 1st
1983 Grand Prix England, 2nd
1983 Grand Prix Las Vegas, 1st
1983 Grand Prix Sweden, 2nd
1983 Grand Prix Switzerland, 3rd
1983 Night of Champions, 1st
1983 Mr. Olympia, 3rd
1983 World Pro Championships, 3rd
1987 Grand Prix Germany (II), 1st

Mr. Olympia  :: 1984 Mr. Olympia, 
                          1985 Mr. Olympia,
                          1986 Mr. Olympia, 
                          1987 Mr. Olympia, 
                          1988 Mr. Olympia, 
                          1989 Mr. Olympia, 
                          1990 Mr. Olympia, 
                          1991 Mr. Olympia .



Dorian Yates

Nick Name :: The Shadow
Age            ::  April 19, 1962
Height        ::  5.9(1.77m)
Weight        :: 110-122 kg
Country      :: Walmley, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, England

Titles          ::  1985 World Games, 7th (amateur)
1986 British Championships, 1st Heavyweight
1988 British Championships, 1st Heavyweight and overall
1990 Night of Champions, 2nd
1991 Night of Champions, 1st
1991 Mr. Olympia, 2nd
1991 English Grand Prix, 1st
1992 English Grand Prix, 1st
1994 Spanish Grand Prix, 1st
1994 German Grand Prix, 1st
1994 English Grand Prix, 1st
1996 Spanish Grand Prix, 1st
1996 German Grand Prix, 1st
1996 English Grand Prix, 1st

Mr. Olympia  :: 1992 Mr. Olympia, 
                          1993 Mr. Olympia,
                          1994 Mr. Olympia, 
                          1995 Mr. Olympia, 
                          1996 Mr. Olympia, 
                          1997 Mr. Olympia.
                          
Ronnie Dean Coleman

Nick Name  :: Ronnie Coleman
Age             :: May 13, 1964
Height         :: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight        :: 135 kg
Country      :: Bastrop, Louisiana, U.S

Titles           :: 1990 Mr. Texas (Heavyweight & Overall)
1991 World Amateur Championships (Heavyweight)
1995 Canada Pro Cup
1996 Canada Pro Cup
1997 Grand Prix Russia
1998 Night of Champions
1998 Toronto Pro Invitational
1998 Grand Prix Finland
1998 Grand Prix Germany
1999 World Pro Championships
1999 Grand Prix England
2000 Mr. Brody Langley
2000 Grand Prix England
2000 World Pro Championships
2001 Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic
2001 New Zealand Grand Prix
2002 Grand Prix Holland
2003 Grand Prix Russia
2004 Grand Prix England
2004 Grand Prix Holland
2004 Grand Prix Russia
2006 Grand Prix Austria – IFBB, 2nd
2006 Grand Prix Holland – IFBB, 2nd
2006 Grand Prix Romania – IFBB, 2nd
2006 Olympia – IFBB, 2nd
2007 Olympia – IFBB, 4th

Mr. Olympia  :: 1998 Mr. Olympia, 
                          1999 Mr. Olympia,
                          2000 Mr. Olympia, 
                          2001 Mr. Olympia, 
                          2002 Mr. Olympia, 
                          2003 Mr. Olympia,
                          2004 Mr. Olympia, 
                          2005 Mr. Olympia.


Jay Cutler

Age          ::  August 3, 1973
Height      ::  5.9
Weight     ::  124 kg
Country    :: Sterling, MA, USA

Titles        ::  1993 NPC Iron Bodies Invitational – Teenage & Men's Middleweight
1993 NPC Teen Nationals – Middleweight
1995 NPC U.S. Tournament of Champions – Men's Middleweight and Overall
2000 IFBB Night of Champions
2002 Arnold Classic
2003 Arnold Classic
2003 Ironman Pro Invitational
2003 San Francisco Pro Invitational
2003 Dutch Grand Prix
2003 British Grand Prix
2004 Arnold Classic
2006 Austrian Grand Prix
2006 Romanian Grand Prix
2006 Dutch Grand Prix

Mr. Olympia  ::  2006 Mr. Olympia
                           2007 Mr. Olympia
                           2009 Mr. Olympia
                           2010 Mr. Olympia


Dexter Jackson

Nick Name    :: The Blade
Age               :: November 25, 1969
Height           :: 5.6
Weight          :: 125kg
Country        :: USA

Titles             :: 1992 NPC Southern States, Lightweight, 3rd
1995 NPC USA Championships, Light-Heavyweight, 1st
1996 NPC Nationals, Light-Heavyweight, 6th
1998 North American Championships, Light-HeavyWeight, 1st and Overall
1999 Arnold Classic, 7th
1999 Grand Prix England, 4th
1999 Night of Champions, 3rd
1999 Mr. Olympia, 9th
1999 World Pro Championships, 4th
2000 Arnold Classic, 5th
2000 Grand Prix Hungary, 2nd
2000 Ironman Pro Invitational, 3rd
2000 Night of Champions, 8th
2000 Mr. Olympia, 9th
2000 Toronto Pro Invitational, 2nd
2001 Arnold Classic, 5th
2001 Grand Prix Australia, 3rd
2001 Grand Prix England, 4th
2001 Grand Prix Hungary, 3rd
2001 Night of Champions, 2nd
2001 Mr. Olympia, 8th
2001 Toronto Pro Invitational, 2nd
2002 Arnold Classic, 3rd
2002 Grand Prix Australia, 2nd
2002 Grand Prix Austria, 2nd
2002 Grand Prix England, 1st
2002 Grand Prix Holland, 3rd
2002 Mr. Olympia, 4th
2002 San Francisco Pro Invitational, 3rd
2002 Show of Strength Pro Championship, 6th
2003 Arnold Classic, 4th
2003 Maximum Pro Invitational, 3rd
2003 Mr. Olympia, 3rd
2003 San Francisco Pro Invitational, 3rd
2003 Show of Strength Pro Championship, 1st
2004 Arnold Classic, 3rd
2004 Grand Prix Australia, 1st
2004 Ironman Pro Invitational, 1st
2004 Mr. Olympia, 4th
2004 San Francisco Pro Invitational, 1st
2005 Arnold Classic, 1st
2005 San Francisco Pro Invitational, 2nd
2006 Arnold Classic, 1st
2006 Mr. Olympia, 4th
2007 Arnold Classic, 2nd
2007 Mr. Olympia, 3rd
2008 Arnold Classic, 1st
2008 IFBB Australian Pro Grand Prix VIII, 1st
2008 IFBB New Zealand Grand Prix, 1st
2008 IFBB Russian Grand Prix, 1st
2009 Mr. Olympia, 3rd
2010 Arnold Classic, 4th
2010 IFBB Australian Pro Grand Prix, 2nd
2010 Mr. Olympia, 4th
2011 Flex Pro, 2nd
2011 Mr. Olympia, 6th
2011 FIBO Pro, 1st
2011 Pro Masters world champion, 1st
2012 Arnold Classic, 5th
2012 Mr. Olympia, 4th

Mr. Olympia  :: 2008 Mr. Olympia


Phil Heath

Nick Name    :: The Gift, The Next Big Thing
Age               :: December 18, 1979
Height           :: 5.9
Weight          :: 110 kg
Country        :: Seattle, WA, United States

Titles             ::  2003 Northern Colorado State, Novice, Light-Heavyweight 1st and overall
2003 NPC Colorado State, Light-Heavyweight, 1st
2004 NPC Colorado State, Heavyweight, 1st and Overall
2005 NPC Junior Nationals, HeavyWeight, 1st and Overall
2005 NPC USA Championships, HeavyWeight, 1st and Overall
2006 Colorado Pro Championships, 1st
2006 New York Pro Championship, 1st
2006 BBC Classic, 1st
2007 Arnold Classic, 5th
2008 IFBB Iron Man, 1st
2008 Arnold Classic, 2nd
2008 Mr Olympia, 3rd
2009 Mr Olympia, 5th
2010 Arnold Classic, 2nd
2010 Mr Olympia, 2nd
2011 Sheru Classic, 1st
2012 Sheru Classic, 1st

Mr. Olympia  ::  2011 Mr. Olympia
                           2012 Mr. Olympia
                           Mr. Olympia 2013