With only some days to go until showtime, the benefits of favorites at this year’s Mr. Olympia are nothing but meditation. Mr. Olympia 2020 will go down as one of the most provocative in Mr. Olympia’s history. The final prize is completely up for grips.
According to a Mr. Olympia press conference, this year’s Amateur Olympia in Las Vegas is expected to welcome more competitors than ever before. And Mr. Olympia’s live stream will be on the internet and many other sports channels.
Qualified Mr. Olympia 2020
- William Bonac, (Netherlands)
- Rafael Brandao, (Brazil)
- Maxx Charles, (USA)
- HadiChoopan, (Iran)
- Brandon Curry, (USA)
- Nathan DeAsha, (UK)
- MamdouhElssbiay, (Egypt)
- Regan Grimes, (Canada)
- Phil Heath, (USA)
- James Hollingshead, (UK)
- Dexter Jackson, (USA)
- Hunter Labrada, (USA)
- Seung Chul Lee, (South Korea)
- Cedric McMillan, (USA)
- Juan Morel, (USA)
- Lukas Osladil, (Czech Republic)
- Justin Luis Rodriguez, (USA)
- Antoine Vaillant, (Canada)
- Iain Valliere, (Canada)
- Akim Williams, (USA)
- RoellyWinklaar, (Curaçao)
These all are Mr. Olympia presenters 2020.
Mr. Olympia Arnold Schwarzenegger 1980
The 1980 Mr. Olympia competition was an IFBB professional bodybuilding competition held on October 4, 1980, in Sydney, Australia.
Arnold Schwarzenegger surprised the bodybuilding world by suddenly coming out of retirement and entering the Mr. Olympia competition one day prior to the event and after having qualified for only eight weeks prior.
After the final judgment, Arnold was declared the winner of Mr. Olympia in 1980. This final decision was criticized by contestants and attendees because Arnold lacked his usual size and muscular definition.
Many of the competitors, including Frank Zane, Coe, Mentzer, and Walker, vowed to boycott the 1981 contest aftermath the consent of 1980.
Mr. Olympia all Winners
As the famous Mr. Olympia contest quickly approaches for another year with ridiculous talent, we wanted to look back at where things all began and who has won this special title in history. Here is a list of Mr. Olympia all time.
Larry Scott Mr. Olympia from 1965 to 1966
The first Mr. Olympia champion and American bodybuilder to be crowned was Larry Scott. Larry Scott would go on to keep his title the very next year before finally retiring.
Sergio Olivia Mr. Olympia from 1967 to 1969
He is best known as “The Myth”, burst onto the scenes from Cuba to take over the new spot as Mr. Olympia winner with his mind-blowing body in 1967 and even beating one of the most iconic individuals in bodybuilding.
Arnold Schwarzenegger Mr. Olympia from 1970 to 1975, and 1980
The legend himself and Pumping Iron star formally took over as the new Mr. Olympia champion in 1970 and moved on to win an excellent 7 titles of Mr. Olympia over his glorified bodybuilding career.
Frenco Columbu Mr. Olympia in 1976 and 1981
Columbu was famous to have one of the most impressive chests and upper-body definitions with an unbelievable amount of size compared to many during his era.
Frank Zane Mr. Olympia from 1977 to 1979
He was able to achieve an unbelievable goal of 3 Mr. Olympia titles in a row and eventually changed how contestants would tailor their physique as Zane had a truly impressive physique and balance in his body.
Chris Dikerson Mr. Olympia in 1982
He is also the first black bodybuilder to grace the title of Mr. Olympia as well as the first openly gay competitor.
Samir Bannout Mr. Olympia in 1983
Competing against the likes of Lee Haney and Frank Zane, Samir shined polished and collectively got his first and only Mr. Olympia title in 1983.
Lee Haney Mr. Olympia from 1984 to 1991
The 8-time Mr. Olympia winner won the bodybuilding community on his back for almost a full decade, winning title after title with excellent symmetry and size.
Dorian Yates Mr. Olympia from 1992 to 1997
Yates’ career, a new standard of body size was set for the Olympia as Dorian would consistently bring an eye-gazing amount of body with each performance on stage.
Ronnie Coleman Mr. Olympia from 1998 to 2005
Ronnie Coleman is well known for his great training style as described in many small documentaries during his substation journey that led to 8 straight Mr. Olympia titles.
Jay Cutler Mr. Olympia from 2006 to 2007, and 2009 to 2010
Jay Cutler came under fire in 2001 when he was shown to have used a prevented diuretic during the Olympia that year which was eventually overturned, and his second-place end helped push him into the limelight for his first overall win in 2006.
Dexter Jackson Mr. Olympia in 2008
Dexter also has a long resume within bodybuilding, where he would get the most known titles than any other contestant. He stunned many when he won the reigning winner, Jay Cutler.
Phil Heath Mr. Olympia from 2011 to 2017
Heath is most famous for his recent attack in taking the title for 7 honorable years, Phil Heath was able to take down Jay Cutler during his best and held the top spot for years to come.
Shawn Rhoden Mr. Olympia in 2018
Shawn has won 27 professional titles including the biggest of them all, Mr. Olympia in 2018.
Brandon Curry Mr. Olympia in 2019
The most recent Mr. Olympia champion, American Bodybuilder Brandon Curry was capable to solidify an oddly contentious battle between HandiChoopan and guarded the crown with his symmetrical physique.
Mr. Olympia 2020
Like everything in the world, bodybuilding had to make systemic changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has been impacting the world for the entire year of 2020.
However, with the end of the Chicago Pro event, the lineup for the 2020 Mr. Olympia competition is now officially set. We now know who will be competing in Las Vegas, Nevada this December 2020 for bodybuilding’s version of the world championship.