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The 1982 Mr. Olympia contest was an IFBB professional bodybuilding competition held in October 1982 at the Wembley Conference Centre in London, England.
Total prize money awarded was $50,000.
- Chris Dickerson became the first openly gay and oldest competitor to win the Mr. Olympia title at 43 years old.
- 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.