2018 Mr. Olympia

The 2018 Mr. Olympia contest was a weekend long IFBB professional bodybuilding competition that was held on September 14 to 15, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada. This was the 54th Mr. Olympia competition celebrated. The weekend competition is also known as the Joe Weider's Olympia Fitness and Performance Weekend. While the main event was the competition for the title of Mr. Olympia, several other events were held which includes the Amateur competition and sports expo.

2018 Mr. Olympia
GenreProfessional bodybuilding competition
CountryUnited States
Previous event2017 Mr. Olympia
Next event2019 Mr. Olympia
Organized byIFBB
PeopleMr. Olympia : Shawn Rhoden

212 Olympia: Flex Lewis
Bikini Olympia: Angelica Teixeira
CP Olympia: Breon Ansley
MP Olympia: Brandon Hendrickson
WP Olympia: Shanique Grant
Fitness Olympia: Whitney Jones

Figure Olympia: Cydney Gillon

On September 12, 2018, a press conference was held on Orleans Arena.

On September 13, 2018, prejudging and finals for Fitness Olympia, Figure Olympia and Classic Physique were held and livestream via Amazon Prime. Mr. Olympia pre-judging was also held on the same night.

On September 15, 2018, the Men's Physique Olympia and Women's Physique Olympia judging and finals were held in the morning at Las Vegas Convention Center. At night, the Bikini Olympia, 212 Olympia and Mr. Olympia finals were held at Orleans Arena.

On September 17, 2018, an Olympia Superstar Seminar was held.

Shawn Rhoden won his first Mr Olympia title, defeating seven-time defending champion Phil The Gut Heath.[1]

Heath was attempting to tie the record for the most Mr. Olympia wins with eight, held jointly by Lee Haney (1984–1991) and Ronnie Coleman (1998–2005).

Rhoden became the oldest bodybuilder to win the Mr. Olympia title, at the age of 43 years, 5 months.

Mr. Olympia resultsEdit

Place[2] Prize[3] Name Country Judging Finals Total
1 400,000 $ Shawn Rhoden[4]   7 6 13
2 150,000 $ Phil Heath   8 9 17
3 100,000 $ Roelly Winklaar   12 15 27
4 55,000 $ William Bonac   20 20 40
5 45,000 $ Brandon Curry   30 26 56
6 35,000 $ Mamdouh Elssbiay   29 29 58
7 25,000 $ Dexter Jackson   34 36 70
8 20,000 $ Nathan De Asha   31 41 72
9 18,000 $ Cedric McMillan   45 44 89
10 16,000 $ Steve Kuclo   50 50 100
11 Alexis Rivera   55 55
12 Lukáš Osladil   62 62
13 Charles Griffen   63 63
14 Ian Valliere   72 72
15 Michael Lockett   74 74

Other resultsEdit

  • Flex Lewis won his 7th consecutive 212 Olympia title, then announced he will no longer compete in the 212 division.
  • Angelica Teixeira is the 2018 Bikini Olympia Champion.
  • Brandon Hendrickson won the Men's Physique Olympia title.
  • Shanique Grant won the Women's Physique Olympia title.
  • Breon Ansley won the Classic Physique title for the second consecutive time.
  • Whitney Jones won Fitness Olympia title.
  • Cydney Gillon won the 2018 Figure Olympia title for the second consecutive time.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2018 Olympia Scorecards | IFBB Professional League". www.ifbbpro.com. Retrieved 2018-09-25.
  2. ^ "2016 Mr. Olympia scorecards". npcnewsonline. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
  3. ^ "2017 Mr. Olympia prize money". Bleacher Report. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
  4. ^ Miller, Tom. "2018 Mr. Olympia Results: Open Bodybuilding Results & Prize Money". FitnessVolt.com.

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