Arnold Classic

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The IFBB Arnold Classic, also known as the Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic, is an annual professional men's bodybuilding competition run by the International Federation of BodyBuilders. The contest is held annually as part of the Arnold Sports Festival, and was first held in 1989.

The main contest is always held in Columbus, Ohio.

Winners[edit]

Year Overall Best Poser Most Muscular Fan's Choice Award Most Entertaining Routine
1989 United States Rich Gaspari
1990 United States Mike Ashley
1991 United States Shawn Ray
1992 United States Vince Taylor
1993 United States Flex Wheeler
1994 United States Kevin Levrone
1995 United States Mike Francois
1996 United States Kevin Levrone
1997 United States Flex Wheeler
1998 United States Flex Wheeler
1999 Serbia and Montenegro Nasser El Sonbaty
2000 United States Flex Wheeler
2001 United States Ronnie Coleman
2002 United States Jay Cutler
2003 United States Jay Cutler
2004 United States Jay Cutler
2005 United States Dexter Jackson
2006 United States Dexter Jackson
2007 Dominican Republic Victor Martinez[1][2]
2008 United States Dexter Jackson[3][4]
2009 United States Kai Greene[5] United States Kai Greene United States Branch Warren
2010 United States Kai Greene[5] United States Kai Greene United States Branch Warren
2011 United States Branch Warren[5] Germany Dennis Wolf United States Branch Warren United States Branch Warren
2012 United States Branch Warren[5] Best Poser category not held. United States Branch Warren Fan's Choice Award category not held. United States Branch Warren
2013 United States Dexter Jackson[6] Most Muscular category not held. Most Entertaining Routine category not held.
2014 Germany Dennis Wolf[7]
2015 United States Dexter Jackson[8]
2016 United States Kai Greene[5]

Arnold Classic International[edit]

Arnold Classic is also held as:

Winners[edit]

Year Europe Brazil Australia Africa Asia
2011 Victor Martinez[12] not held not held not held not held
2012 Shawn Rhoden[13] not held not held not held not held
2013 Phil Heath[14] Brandon Curry[15] not held not held not held
2014 Dennis Wolf[16] Steve Kuclo[17] not held not held not held
2015 Dexter Jackson[18][19] Mamdouh Elssbiay[20] Dexter Jackson[21] not held not held
2016 Kai Greene[22] Kai Greene[23] Dexter Jackson[24] Justin Compton[25]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Berg, Michael (May 1, 2007). "Victorious at last.". Flex. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Arnold Classic champ tied to steroid ring.". The Columbus Dispatch. March 7, 2007. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  3. ^ Merritt, Greg (May 1, 2008). "Legends in the making: Dexter Jackson cuts through the competition to win the 2008 Arnold Classic.". Flex. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  4. ^ Donnelly, Allan (June 1, 2008). "Dexter does it again: Jackson wins in Australia and New Zealand.". Flex. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  5. ^ a b c d e Lorz, Matt (March 7, 2016). "Kai Greene Wins Third Arnold Classic Title!". bodybuilding.com. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  6. ^ Salazar, Mike. "2013 Arnold Classic Results - Dexter Wins!". flexonline.com. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  7. ^ Lockridge, Roger (March 1, 2014). "Wolf Wins!". bodybuilding.com. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  8. ^ Norton, Layton (March 16, 2015). "Dexter Jackson wins his fifth Arnold Classic". bodybuilding.com. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  9. ^ a b c d "Arnold Classic for 2016". The Mercury (South Africa). August 20, 2014. Retrieved 24 August 2016. 
  10. ^ "Breaking News: Arnold Australia Webcast Comes to Digital Muscle!". digitalmuscle.com. Digital Muscle. Retrieved 24 August 2016. 
  11. ^ a b "Schwarzenegger sports fests now in Africa, Asia for 6 total". AP Online. March 4, 2016. Retrieved 24 August 2016. 
  12. ^ "2011 IFBB Arnold Classic Europe". bodybuilding.com. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  13. ^ "2012 IFBB Arnold Classic Europe". bodybuilding.com. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  14. ^ "2013 IFBB Arnold Classic Europe". bodybuilding.com. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  15. ^ "2013 IFBB Arnold Classic Brazil". bodybuilding.com. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  16. ^ "2014 IFBB Arnold Classic Europe". bodybuilding.com. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  17. ^ "2014 IFBB Arnold Classic Brazil". bodybuilding.com. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  18. ^ "2015 Arnold Classic Europe". flexonline.com. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  19. ^ Battaglia, Joe (October 26, 2015). "Dexter Jackson Continues 'Year Of The Blade' In Dominant October". flomuscle.com. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  20. ^ "2015 IFBB Arnold Classic Brasil". flexonline.com. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  21. ^ "2015 IFBB Arnold Classic Australia". bodybuilding.com. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  22. ^ "2016 IFBB Arnold Classic Brazil". Retrieved 1 September 2016. 
  23. ^ "2016 IFBB Arnold Classic Australia". Retrieved 1 September 2016. 
  24. ^ "DEXTER JACKSON WINS AT THE ARNOLD CLASSIC SOUTH AFRICA 2016". musculardevelopment.com. May 28, 2016. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  25. ^ "2016 IFBB Arnold Classic Asia". Retrieved 1 September 2016. 

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