The 2013 Mr. Olympia is the largest bodybuilding competition event of the year that attracted big name contestants from different countries around the world.
Hundreds of bodybuilders both men and women will compete for 212 Showdown Olympia, Fitness Olympia, Bikini Olympia, Women’s Physique Olympia, Men’s Physique Olympia, Ms. Olympia and Mr. Olympia. There are many other sporting events such as powerlifting and contact sports all throughout the weekend.
But the main event is the exciting Mr. Olympia finals on Saturday night.
Where is Mr. Olympia competition to be held?
Mr. Olympia will be held at Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada and in Las Vegas Convention Center - North Hall for other events.
When? Mr Olympia is scheduled on Thursday, Sept. 26 to Sunday, Sept. 29, but the main events is Friday and Saturday. Here are Mr. Olympia schedules of main event.
Fri. 7:00 pm - Fitness Olympia, Bikini Olympia, Women’s Physique Olympia and Ms. Olympia Finals and Mr. Olympia Judging
Sat. 10:30 am - Men’s Physique Showdown - Judging, Women’s Physique Showdown (posing & confirmation round), Men’s & Women’s Physique Awards and 212 Showdown – Judging and Posing
Sat. 7:00 pm - Figure Olympia, 212 Showdown & Mr. Olympia Finals
Who are the winners of the Mr. Olympia in the last five years?
Jay Cutler won Mr. Olympia 2009, 2010 while Phil Heath won Mr Olympia 2011 and 2012. Heath is the defending champion this year.
Who are the winners of the Ms. Olympia in the last five years?
Iris Kyle won the Ms. Olympia in 2009 to 2012, in fact Miss Kyle won the Ms. Olympia since 2006. She will defend her title for the 8th time this year.
Who is the favorite to win the Mr. Olympia 2013?
Phil Heath is still favorite to win the Mr. Olympia this year but he has a stiff challenge Kai Green (2012 runner-up), Jay Culter (2009, 2010 winner) and bodybuilding sensation Mamdouh 'Big Ramy' Elssbiay from Egypt who won the New York Pro this year.
How much is the money earning of 2013 Mr. Olympia winners?
The IFBB has announced this year the total prize earning of Mr. Olympia winners increased to $1 million total.
Total Prize Money Breakdown
Mr. Olympia prize: $675,000
212 Showdown: $65,000
Ms. Olympia: $60,000
Fitness Olympia: $60,000
Figure Olympia: $60,000
Bikini Olympia: $40,000
Men's Physique Showdown: $20,000
Women's Physique Showdown: $20,000
Where to watch Mr. Olympia live streaming?
Bodybuilding.com is the only webcast that authorized the Mr. Olympia live streaming.
Who are the winners?
Mr. Olympia 2013 results
Bikini Olympia winner - Ashley Kaltwasser
2nd runner up - Yeshaira Robles
3rd runner up - Stacey Alexander
4th runner up - Nathalia Melo
5th runner up - India Paulino
6th runner up - Amanda Latona
Fitness Olympia winner - Adela Garcia, her 8th title win
2nd place - Oksana Grishina
3rd place - Tanjl Johnson
4th place - Myriam Capes
5th place - Bethany Cisternino
6th place - Trish Warren
Ms. Olympia winner - Iris Kyle made history of winning 9th straight Ms. Olympia title.
2nd runner up - Alina Popa
3rd runner up - Debi Laszewski
4th runner up - Yaxeni Oriquen
5th runner up - Brigita Brezovac
6th runner up - Juanita Braino
Women Physique Olympia winner: Dana Linn Bailey
2nd place - Tycie Coppett
3rd place - Sara Hurrle
4th place - Toni West
5th place - Patricia Mello
6th place - Jillian Reville