The 1982 Mr. Olympia contest was an IFBB professional bodybuilding competition held in October[citation needed] 1982 at the Wembley Conference Centre in London, England.

ResultsEdit

Total prize money awarded was $50,000.

Place Prize Name
1 $25,000   Chris Dickerson [1]
2   Frank Zane
3   Casey Viator
4   Samir Bannout
5   Albert Beckles
6   Tom Platz
7   Mohamed Makkawy
8   Bertil Fox
9   Jonny Fuller
10   Jusup Wilkosz
11   Boyer Coe
12   Danny Padilla
13   Jacques Nueville
14   Dennis Tinerino
15   Lance Dreher
16   Roger Walker

Notable eventsEdit

  • Chris Dickerson became the first openly gay and oldest competitor up to that time to win the Mr. Olympia title at 43 years old.[2]
  • Franco Columbu, the 1981 champion did not compete
  • Tom Platz, who was favored, tore his right bicep 6 weeks prior to the competition and competed after having it surgically repaired.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mr. Olympia Contest Results". getbig.com. 30 September 2012.
  2. ^ 50 years of the Mr. Olympia

External linksEdit