Mr. Olympia was created in 1965 by the late Joe Weider, the father of bodybuilding, to determine who was the greatest bodybuilder on the planet. Since then, a total of only 14 bodybuilders have won the coveted Sandow trophy and earned the title of Mr. Olympia.Who are the multiple-year winners of the Mr Olympia?
As you can expect, there are many multiple-year winners including some of the most notable names in the industry today. Listed below are all of the Mr. Olympia contestants to be crowned champion since the inaugural year in 1965. Let’s take a look. 1. Larry Scott (1965-1966) The first Mr. Olympia champion and American bodybuilder to be crowned.How has Mr Olympia changed over the years?
Things have definitely changed over the years at Mr Olympia. Not only are the guys getting bigger but so is the award money – in 1965 Larry Scott received $1000; 10 years later it had risen to $2500. In 1990 it stood at $100,000 and in 2015 Phil Heath received $400,000.What is Mr Olympia?
Mr. Olympia was created in 1965 by the late Joe Weider, the father of bodybuilding, to determine who was the greatest bodybuilder on the planet.