2022 Mr. Olympia All Qualified Athletes of Men’s Open Bodybuilding

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Mamdouh Elssbiay “Big Ramy” (Egypt)

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Mamdouh Mohammed Hassan Elssbiay, better known as Big Ramy, is an Egyptian IFBB professional bodybuilder. He is the 2020 and 2021 reigning and defending Mr. Olympia bodybuilding champion.

Brandon Curry (USA)

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Brandon Curry is an American professional bodybuilder who competes in the men’s open bodybuilding division in the IFBB pro league. He is the 2019 Mr. Olympia bodybuilding champion.

Hadi Choopan (Iran)

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Hadi Choopan is an Iranian professional bodybuilder. He was a fixed member of the Iranian National Bodybuilding Team from 2011 to 2016. Choopan has competed several times at the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) contests and won various titles.

Nick Walker (USA)

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Nick Walker is a Professional Open division bodybuilder from the United States. He won first place at the 2021 Arnold Classic, the world’s second-most prestigious bodybuilding and fitness event. His nickname is “The Mutant.”

Hunter Labrada (USA)

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Hunter Labrada is an American bodybuilder. He has qualified to compete at the 2022 Mr. Olympia. He is the son of bodybuilder Lee Labrada.

William Bonac (Netherlands)

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William Bonac is an IFBB Professional bodybuilder and sponsored athlete from Ghana. He got 7th place at the Olympia 2021.  He has qualified to compete at the 2022 Mr. Olympia.

Samson Dauda (UK)

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Samson is an IFBB Pro Bodybuilder from Nigeria, currently living in the UK. He is best known as “The Nigerian Lion” in the world of bodybuilding.  He has qualified to compete in 2022, Mr. Olympia.

Rafael Brandao (Brazil)

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Rafael Brandao is an IFBB professional Open division bodybuilder from Brazil. Brandao is known for having an incredibly aesthetic physique that isn’t quite as massive as many of the other elite competitors. However, he has impressive genetics and a true passion for the sport of bodybuilding. He will also compete on the Olympia stage in 2022.

Iain Valliere (Canada)

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Iain Valliere is an up-and-coming IFBB professional Open division bodybuilder from Canada. He’s also the coach and brother-in-law of current Classic Physique Olympia champion Chris Bumstead

Antoine Vaillant (Canada)

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Antoine Vaillant is a professional bodybuilder and fitness model from Canada. He won his Pro Card in 2012, after finishing 1st at the CBBF Canadian Nationals in his weight category and Overalls. He has qualified for the 2022 Olympia

Akim Williams (USA)

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Akim Williams is an American Social Media Star, and IFBB Pro Bodybuilder who competes in the Men’s Bodybuilding-Open class.  He has qualified for the 2022 Olympia. 

Michal Krizanek Krizo (Slovakia)

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Michal Krizo Krizanek is an IFBB pro bodybuilder from Slovakia. He is one of the biggest mass monsters in the world and is famous for his massive arm size. He will compete at the 2022 Olympia stage. He has qualified for the Olympia after winning the EVLS Prague Pro Show.

Chinedu Andrew Obiekea (USA)

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Andrew Jacked is a well-known bodybuilder from Nigeria. He is famously known in the world for his amazing body. Andrew Jacked has qualified for the olympia 2022 after winning the Texas Pro Show 2022

Blessing Awodibu (Ireland)

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Blessing Awodibu is an Irish professional bodybuilder known for his huge and aesthetic physique. He has qualified for the 2022 Olympia after winning the New York Pro Show. 

Derek Lunsford (USA)

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Derek Lunsford, the reigning 212 Mr. Olympia will not defend his 212 crowns this year. Instead, he’ll compete in the open Mr. Olympia. Lunsford submitted a formal request to receive a special invitation to compete in the open division this December. The Olympia promoters and the IFBB Professional League have granted Lunsford a Special Invitation to compete at the 2022 Olympia.

Patrick Johnson (Denmark)

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Patrick Johnson is an IFBB Pro Bodybuilder and Bodybuilding Coach from Denmark. He competes in the Men’s Bodybuilding – Open Class. He qualified after winning the 2022 Yamamoto France Pro Show. 

Tonio Burton (USA)

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Tonio Burton has also qualified for the Olympia 2022 Olympia after winning the 2022 IFBB Legion Sports Fest Pro Show.  

Charles Griffen (USA)

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Charles Griffen is an IFBB professional bodybuilder and sponsored athlete from Arizona, U.S.A. Griffen is now qualified for the 2022 Mr. Olympia after winning the California Pro show. 

Theo Leguerrier (France)

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Theo Leguerrier is one of the most respectable bodybuilders from France. Theo Leguerrier participated in the Europa Championship pro and won the show. Theo has qualified for Mr. Olympia 2022.

Behrooz Tabani Abarghani (Iran)

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Behrooz Tabani is a professional IFBB bodybuilder from Iran. Behrooz has qualified for the Olympia 2022 after winning the Romania Muscle Fest Pro 2022.  

James Hollingshead (UK)

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James Hollingshead is an IFBB Pro bodybuilder from London, UK. He competes in the Men’s bodybuilding Open – Class. James Hollingshead won the 2022 Tsunami Nutrition Pro Show in Men’s Bodybuilding Division and qualified for the Olympia 2022.

Vitor Boff (Brazil)

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Vitor Boff is a Brazilian Bodybuilder who has earned his Olympia qualification after winning the Musclecontest Brazil Pro

Mohammad Alnsoor (Jordan)

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Mohammad Alnsoor is a medical doctor from Amman, Jordan. He won his Pro Card at the IFBB Sheru Classic India 2020. He has qualified for the Olympia 2022 after winning the 2022 Monsterzym Pro Bodybuilding Show.  

Joel Thomas (USA)

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Joel Thomas is an IFFB Pro Bodybuilder from America. Joel Thomas left the Delta Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, with his first professional victory and qualification for the 2022 Olympia.

Leandro Peres (Brazil)

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Leandro Peres is a Brazilian Bodybuilder who has got his Olympia qualification after winning the 2022 Musclecontest FitPira Pro Show.

Angel Calderon Frias (Spain)

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Angel Calderon Frias is a professional bodybuilding competitor who has earned his invitation to compete at the Olympia 2022

Vlad Suhoruchko (Ukrain)

Vladyslav Suhoruchko 25 years old Ukrainian bodybuilder with pealed and ripped physique has been qualified for Mr. Olympia 2022. He will compete with others big athletes like Big Ramy, Brandon Curry, and Hunter Labrada.

Andrea Presti (Italy)

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Andrea Presti from United States has been qualified in the Men’s Open bodybuilding Mr. Olympia division. Andrea Presti won the Mr. Big Evolution show in 2022 and qualified for Mr. Olympia after beating Andrea Muzi.

Hassan Mostafa (Egypt)

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Hassan Mostafa has been qualified for Mr. Olympia 2022 in the men’s open division. Hassan Mostafa won two consecutive show in 2022. Hassan Mostafa Won Orlando Pro, and Puerto Rico Pro show after competing Theo Leguerrier.

Mohamad Shabaan (Egypt)

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Mohamed Shaaban has been qualified for Mr. Olympia 2022 after winning the Toronto Pro show, he defeated the Theo Leguerrier.

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