2012 Ms. Olympia

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2012 Ms. Olympia
Information
Promotion IFBB
Date September 28, 2012
Venue South Hall in the Las Vegas Convention Center and Orleans Arena at The Orleans Hotel and Casino
City United States Winchester and Paradise, Nevada, United States
Event chronology
2011 Ms. Olympia 2012 Ms. Olympia 2013 Ms. Olympia

The 2012 Ms. Olympia contest was an IFBB professional bodybuilding competition and part of Joe Weider's Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend 2012 was held on September 28, 2012, at the South Hall in the Las Vegas Convention Center in Winchester, Nevada and in the Orleans Arena at The Orleans Hotel and Casino in Paradise, Nevada. It was the 33rd Ms. Olympia competition held. Other events at the exhibition included the 212 Olympia Showdown, Mr. Olympia, Fitness Olympia, Figure Olympia, and Bikini Olympia contests.

Prize Money[edit]

  • 1st $28,000[1]
  • 2nd $14,000
  • 3rd $8,000
  • 4th $5,000
  • 5th $3,000
  • 6th $2,000

Total: $60,000

Results[edit]

Comparison to previous Olympia results:

  • Same - Iris Kyle
  • +2 - Debi Laszewski
  • -1 - Yaxeni Oriquen-Garcia
  • +1 - Alina Popa
  • -2 - Brigita Brezovac
  • Same - Sheila Bleck
  • +2 - Monique Jones
  • +2 - Helle Trevino

Scorecard[edit]

No[2] Name Country Judging Finals Total Place
1 Sheila Bleck United States 35 32 67 6
2 Brigita Brezovac Slovenia 20 21 41 5
3 Kim Buck United States 54 55 109 11
4 Michelle Cummings United States 47 44 91 9
5 Anne Luise Freitas Brazil 37 35 72 8
6 Lisa Giesbrecht Canada 62 63 125 13
7 Sarah Hayes United States 50 50 100 10
8 Monique Jones United States 31 40 71 7
9 Debi Laszewski United States 9 10 19 2
10 Helle Nielsen Denmark 61 61 123 12
11 Yaxeni Oriquen-Garcia Venezuela 15 24 39 3
12 Alina Popa Switzerland 25 15 40 4
13 Iris Kyle United States 6 5 11 1

Attended[edit]

Notable Events[edit]

  • This was Iris Kyle's 8th overall Olympia win, thus tied her with Lenda Murray for the most overall Ms. Olympia wins. This was also Iris's 7th consecutive Ms. Olympia win, breaking the record of six consecutive wins she shared with Lenda Murray and Cory Everson.
  • Debi Lazewski placed 2nd this Olympia, the best placing she has ever had at the Olympia.
  • Although Cathy LeFrançois qualified for the 2012 Ms. Olympia, she didn't find out she qualified until 6 weeks until the Olympia and thus did not attend.
  • This is the first Ms. Olympia to introduce the point qualification system.

2012 Ms. Olympia Qualified[edit]

Name Country How Qualified[3][4]
Iris Kyle United States 2011 Ms. Olympia 1st
Yaxeni Oriquen-Garcia Venezuela 2011 Ms. Olympia 2nd
Brigita Brezovac Slovenia 2011 Ms. Olympia 3rd
Debi Laszewski United States 2011 Ms. Olympia 4th
Alina Popa Switzerland 2011 Ms. Olympia 5th
Lisa Giesbrecht Canada 2012 Toronto Pro Supershow 1st
Anne Luise Freitas Brazil 2012 Battle of Champions 1st
Monique Jones United States 2012 Wings of Strength Chicago Pro-Am Extravaganza 1st
Sarah Hayes United States 2012 Pro Bodybuilding Weekly Championships 1st
Kim Buck United States 2012 Ms. International 5th
2012 Toronto Pro Supershow 2nd
Michelle Cummings United States 2012 Battle of Champions 2nd
2012 Wings of Strength Chicago Pro-Am Extravaganza 3rd
Cathy LeFrancois Canada 2012 Ms. International 4th
Sheila Bleck United States 2012 Pro Bodybuilding Weekly Championships 2nd
Helle Nielsen United States 2012 Wings of Strength Chicago Pro-Am Extravaganza 2nd

Points Standings[edit]

Ranking1 Name Country Points
1 Kim Buck United States 9
2 Michelle Cummings United States 7
3 Cathy LeFrancois Canada 6
4 Sheila Bleck United States 4
4 Helle Nielsen Denmark 4
4 Tazzie Columb United States 4
7 Wendy McCready United Kingdom 3
7 Janeen Lankowski Canada 3
9 Gillian Kovack Canada 2
9 Melody Spetko Canada 2
11 Laura Carolan Canada 1
11 Emery Miller United States 1
11 Kim Perez United States 1

1 In the event of a tie, the competitor with the best top five contest placings will be awarded the qualification. If both competitors have the same contest placings, than both will qualify for the Olympia.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "OLYMPIA PRIZE MONEY HITS ALL-TIME HIGH". ifbbpro.com. July 16, 2012. Retrieved 15 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "2012 Olympia Scorecards 1". ifbbpro.com. Retrieved 2014-09-20. 
  3. ^ "MS. OLYMPIA QUALIFICATION SERIES STANDINGS". npcnewsonline.com. Retrieved 2014-09-28. 
  4. ^ "2012 Olympia Qualified Competitors List". bodybuildbid.com. Retrieved 2014-05-27.