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. Flex Wheeler has won the title, four times, while Dexter Jackson beat his record in 2015, by winning his fifth title.

Winners[edit]

Year Overall Best Poser Most Muscular Fan's Choice Award Most Entertaining Routine Venue
1989 United States Rich Gaspari Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
1990 United States Mike Ashley Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
1991 United States Shawn Ray Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
1992 United States Vince Taylor Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
1993 United States Flex Wheeler Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
1994 United States Kevin Levrone Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
1995 United States Mike Francois Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
1996 United States Kevin Levrone Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
1997 United States Flex Wheeler Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
1998 United States Flex Wheeler Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
1999 Serbia and Montenegro Nasser El Sonbaty Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
2000 United States Flex Wheeler Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
2001 United States Ronnie Coleman Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
2002 United States Jay Cutler Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
2003 United States Jay Cutler Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
2004 United States Jay Cutler Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
2005 United States Dexter Jackson Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
2006 United States Dexter Jackson Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
2007 Dominican Republic Victor Martinez Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
2008 United States Dexter Jackson Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
2009 United States Kai Greene United States Kai Greene United States Branch Warren Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
2010 United States Kai Greene United States Kai Greene United States Branch Warren Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
2011 United States Branch Warren Germany Dennis Wolf United States Branch Warren United States Branch Warren Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
2012 United States Branch Warren Best Poser category not held. United States Branch Warren Fan's Choice Award category not held. United States Branch Warren Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
2013 United States Dexter Jackson Most Muscular category not held. Most Entertaining Routine category not held. Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
2014 Germany Dennis Wolf Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
2015 United States Dexter Jackson Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
2016 United States Kai Greene Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Veterans Memorial, Columbus, Ohio
Ranking Arnold Classic champion Year(s) Number of wins
Overall Best Poser Most Muscular Fan's Choice Award Most Entertaining Routine
1st United States Dexter Jackson 2005, 2006, 2008, 2013, and 2015 5 0 0 0 0
2nd United States Flex Wheeler 1993, 1997, 1998, and 2000 4 0 0 0 0
3rd United States Kai Greene 2009 (overall and best poser), 2010 (overall and best poser) and 2016 3 2 0 0 0
4rd United States Jason Cutler 2002, 2003, and 2004 3 0 0 0 0
5th United States Branch Warren 2011 (overall, most muscular, and fan's choice award) and 2012 (overall, most muscular, and most entertaining routine) 2 0 2 1 1
6th United States Kevin Levrone 1994 and 1996 2 0 0 0 0
7th Germany Dennis Wolf 2011 (best poser) and 2014 1 1 0 0 0
8th United States Rich Gaspari 1989 1 0 0 0 0
8th United States Mike Ashley 1990 1 0 0 0 0
8th United States Shawn Ray 1991 1 0 0 0 0
8th United States Vince Taylor 1992 1 0 0 0 0
8th United States Mike Francois 1995 1 0 0 0 0
8th Serbia and Montenegro Nasser Sonbaty 1999 1 0 0 0 0
8th United States Ronnie Coleman 2001 1 0 0 0 0
8th Dominican Republic Víctor Martínez 2007 1 0 0 0 0
Ranking Arnold Classic champion Year(s) Number of consecutive wins
Overall Best Poser Most Muscular Fan's Choice Award Most Entertaining Routine
1st United States Jason Cutler 2002, 2003, and 2004 3 0 0 0 0
2nd United States Kai Greene 2009 (overall and best poser) and 2010 (overall and best poser) 2 2 0 0 0
2nd United States Branch Warren 2011 (overall and most muscular) and 2012 (overall and most muscular) 2 0 2 0 0
3rd United States Kevin Levrone 1994 and 1996 2 0 0 0 0
3rd United States Kenneth Wheeler 1997 and 1998 2 0 0 0 0
3rd United States Dexter Jackson 2005 and 2006 2 0 0 0 0

Arnold Classic Australia[edit]

In 2015 and 2016 there will be an Arnold Classic Australia and Arnold Strongman Australia.[1][2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arnold Classic Australia". Arnold Classic Australia. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 
  2. ^ http://arnoldstrongman.com.au/

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