2003 Mr. Olympia

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The 2003 Mr. Olympia contest was an IFBB professional bodybuilding competition held October 22–26, 2003 at the Mandalay Bay Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Results[edit]

For the fifth year in a row, the total prize money for the Mr. Olympia weekend was increased, reaching a level of $404,000 with the winner taking home $110,000 and a Cadillac Escalade provided by Pinnacle Supplements. [1]

Place Prize Name Country 1 2 3 4 Points
1 $110,000 Ronnie Coleman United States 5 5 5 5 20[2][3]
2 $75,000 Jay Cutler United States 10 10 10 10 40
3 $50,000 Dexter Jackson United States 16 15 15 16 62
4 $40,000 Dennis James Germany 19 20 21 20 80
5 $30,000 Günter Schlierkamp Germany 25 25 23 25 98
6 $25,000 Kevin Levrone United States 30 30 30 30 120
7 $15,000 Darrem Charles Trinidad and Tobago 35 40 39 35 149
8 $14,000 Troy Alves United States 41 36 37 35 149
9 $12,000 Melvin Anthony United States 45 41 39 35 160
10 $10,000 Ernie Taylor England 53 50 51 35 189
11 $5,000 Johnnie O. Jackson United States 53 58 55 35 201
12 $4,000 Rodney St. Cloud United States 58 64 60 35 217
13 $2,000 Art Atwood United States 68 60 65 35 228
14 $2,000 Claude Groulx Canada 72 73 69 35 249
15 $2,000 Lee Priest Australia 71 77 75 35 258
16 $2,000 Jonathan Davie Australia 80 75 76 35 266

Notable events[edit]

  • Ronnie Coleman won his sixth consecutive Mr. Olympia title
  • Chris Cormier pulled out of the Olympia due to sickness, although he was at the press conference
  • Art Atwood and Kevin Levrone both competed despite experiencing injuries during their training
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger made a special guest appearance [4]
  • Franco Columbu received two special awards from the IFBB and was quoted "I'm happy that I got two awards and Arnold got nothing"
  • Lee Haney, the man who broke Arnold's record of seven Mr. Olympia titles received a special lifetime achievement award from the IFBB and FLEX Magazine

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 2003 Mr. Olympia: Coleman Wows Sold Out Crowd!". femalemuscle.com. October 26, 2003. 
  2. ^ "Mr. Olympia Contest Results". getbig.com. September 30, 2012. 
  3. ^ "2003 Mr. Olympia Contest Results". bodybuildingpro.com. October 26, 2003. 
  4. ^ "Bodybuilding Universe - Mr. Olympia 2003". bodybuildinguniverse.com. 

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