Winners, Losers, Records, Stats, Facts & More.
Mr Olympia 2016 is the 51st instalment of the contest which was founded by the ‘Godfather of Bodybuilding’ Joe Weider. The winner is crowned at the Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend which now takes place annually in Las Vegas.
We’ve all heard of the Mr Olympia legend Arnold Schwarzenegger who dominated the competition in the 1970s taking his first crown at the age of 23. Amongst his many recording breaking stats he remains one of just a handful of winners who doesn’t come from the USA. Can you name the others?
Our video journeys the prestigious Mr Olympia competition from its inception under Joe Weider in 1963 to the present day competition, which is a whole new beast - not just in terms of overall competitor physique, but prize money and pectoral size.
Here are a few awesome facts that we couldn’t fit in our video but thought were too good to leave it. Feel free to memorize as many facts as you want for some bar ammunition to impress your friends.
A few more fascinating Mr Olympia facts: