The Mr. Olympia 2013 results are not easy for the judges to call in tight competition in a rowdy crowd on Sunday night at the full house Orleans Hotel Arena in Las Vegas. Somehow, Phil Heath wins Mr. Olympia title along with Sandow thropy for the third straight year.
It’s been tight competition this year with 4-time Olympia winner Jay Cutler back in the event after being out for two years with injury. Kai Greene, the runner up last year was also pushing for his first elusive title.
Phil Heath is the favorite to repeat the title coming into this weekend and based on his spot-on mass and physique he showed in the pre-judging event. Heath, 33 is so relaxed in pose, as the audience can easily notice the perfect shape and proportion of his round physique that surely swayed the judges.
Heath posing photos shows his confidence, competence and his ability to radiate energy after all Heath wasn't called the “Gift” for no reason. He admitted in interviews that his much bigger, much fuller and rounder that clearly appears in Heath posing photos as crowd started flashing their Instagram bound pictures.
Heath was emotional after the show on how he grind out in the gym even knowing his wife was diagnose of breast cancer early this year. Thankfully his wife is cancer free now yet he still got a physique that is meant for the title of Mr. Olympia. He stands 5'9" has best arms with clean lines plus being humble and generous attitude will seal the package.
Kai Green took second place and cannot close the gap to Phil the same as last year after the strenuous prejudging. Dennis Wolf round up the top three. Heath, Green and Wolf were side by side in the last callout running through their mandatory poses and it was quickly apparent that the battle is on.
Kai Greene, a crowd pleaser with much improved ripped physique having the full year training served him well. Greene prejudging photos, Kai Green displays serious mass and a much tighter that makes Heath not getting off easy in the next Olympia competition come.
Surprising Shawn Rhoden's sculpted physique ables him to grabbed the fourth place of Mr. Olympia and 40-year old Dexter Jackson rounds up the top five. Jay Cutler coming off from injury ables him to land 6th place. First timer Mamdouh "Big Ramy" Elssbiay of Egypt is also a crowd pleaser with his well rounded size snagged in at 8th place.
Phil Heath pockets $250,000 along with the prestige and distinction as the World's Best Bodybuilder. In the final showdown each athlete is giving a short tribute about Joe Weider before they're introduced for their posing routines. Weider, the founder of International Federation of Bodybuilders (IFBB) died in March this year at age of 93. Professional bodybuilders of today has a lot to be thankful of Weider as he was also the creator of the Mr. Olympia competition.
In 212 Olympia, James Flex Lewis retains his title while Nicole Wilkins grabs her 3rd title of Figure Olympia. Check this page below for Mr. Olympia 2013 Results and Winners.
Mr. Olympia 2013 Results and Winners
212 Olympia Winner - James Flex Lewis
2nd place - David Henry
3rd place - Kevin English
4th place - Jose Raymond
Figure Olympia winner - Nicole Wilkins, her 3rd title
2nd place - Erin Stern
3rd place - Candice Keene
4th place - Heather Dees
5th place - Mallory Halderman
6th place - Ann Titone
Men’s Physique Olympia winner: Mark Anthony Wingson
2nd place - Jeremy Buendia
3rd place - Matt Acton
4th place - Sadik Hadzovic
5th place - Jason Poston
6th place - Tyler Anderson
Mr. Olympia Winner - Phil Heath - $250,000
2nd place - Kai Greene - $100,000
3rd place - Dennis Wolf - $80,000
4th place - Shawn Rhoden - $50,000
5th place - Dexter Jackson - 40,000
6th place - Jay Cutler $30,000
7th place - Roelly Winklaar - 20,000
8th place - Mamdouh Elssbiay "Big Ramy" - 18,000
9th place Branch Warren - $17,000
10th place - Lionel Beyeke - $10,000