Mr. Olympia

September 18, 1965 except for "Mr. America" ​​and "Mr. Universe" was first held one more tournament, where they had been admitted only the best of the two tournaments. Board of Directors of the IFBB had not yet determined the name of the tournament and announced a tender for a new name to the proposal, "Mr. Marseille" (final name of "Mr. Olympia" was adopted in June 1965). Participation in this event was possible only for the winners of major tournaments of the bodybuilding "Mr. America", "Miss World", "Mr. Universe».
Today, the tournament are invited to three winners last Olympia, as well as the winners of such prestigious competitions as the "Arnold Classic", "the New York Pro," "Australia Pro", "Ironman Pro", "Grand Prix of Hungary».
Today Mr. Olympia - the most prestigious tournament in the world of bodybuilding. This tournament is the most important for bodybuilders, because the winner is called the best bodybuilder in the world throughout the year. His name is listed "great bodybuilders».

The 2013 tournament will be held September 26 in Las Vegas, and the prize pool will be 950 000 dollars. The winner receives a $ 250 000 prize!

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Champions
Larry Scott (1965-1966)




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Sergio Oliva (1967-1969)




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Arnold Schwarzenegger (1970-1975, 1980)



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Franco Columbo (1976, 1981)



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Frank Zane (1977-1979)



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Chris Dickerson (1982)



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Samir Banu (1983)



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Lee Haney (1984-1991) the first record for most titles won



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Dorian Yates (Yates) (1992-1997)



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Coleman (1998-2005 repetition record Lee Haney)



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Jay Cutler (2006, 2007, 2009, 2010)



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Dexter Jackson (2008)



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Phil Heath (2011, 2012), the last champion to date, but after a month will be a battle of titans



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