Mr. Olympia winners 1965- 2022
The Mr. Olympia contest is the most prestigious bodybuilding competition in the world, and the title of Mr. Olympia is considered the ultimate achievement in the sport. The contest was first held in 1965 and has been held annually ever since, with some of the most iconic bodybuilders in history winning the title. In this article, we will take a look at the winners of the Mr. Olympia contest from 1965 to 2022.
The first ever Mr. Olympia contest was held in 1965 and was won by Larry Scott. Scott was known for his incredible symmetry and muscle mass, and he set the standard for future winners of the contest. He went on to win the Mr. Olympia title again in 1966, becoming the first bodybuilder to win the title twice.
The next few years saw a number of bodybuilders win the Mr. Olympia title, including Sergio Oliva, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Franco Columbu. Arnold Schwarzenegger is widely considered to be one of the greatest bodybuilders of all time and he won the Mr. Olympia title a total of seven times between 1970 and 1975. He was known for his incredible muscle mass, symmetry, and stage presence.
The 1980s saw a new crop of bodybuilders come to the forefront of the sport, with the likes of Frank Zane, Samir Bannout, and Lee Haney, all winning the Mr. Olympia title. Haney won the title a record eight consecutive times between 1984 and 1991, solidifying his place in the history of the sport.
The 1990s and 2000s saw a number of bodybuilders win the Mr. Olympia title, including Dorian Yates, Ronnie Coleman, and Jay Cutler. Yates won the title six times between 1992 and 1997, while Coleman won the title eight consecutive times between 1998 and 2005. Cutler won the title four times between 2006 and 2007, 2009 and 2010.
In recent years, the Mr. Olympia contest has seen a number of different winners, including Phil Heath, who won the title seven times between 2011 and 2017, and Shawn Rhoden, who won the title in 2018.
In conclusion, the Mr. Olympia contest is the most prestigious bodybuilding competition in the world and has been won by some of the greatest bodybuilders in history. From Larry Scott, the first ever winner in 1965, to Brandon Curry, the most recent winner in 2021, the Mr. Olympia title has been held by some of the most iconic figures in the sport. If you’re interested in bodybuilding and the history of the sport, the Mr. Olympia contest is definitely worth checking out.