Mr Olympia 2013 Prize Money


Mr Olympia Prize Money
Mr Olympia Prize Money 
Former Mr Olympia  Arnold Schwarzenegger, Scott, Zane, Haney, Yates, and Coleman will echo through the ages. Today, the Olympia is more than just the greatest bodybuilding contest in the world, it’s the greatest event in the sport, representing all eight divisions of the IFBB Professional League and home to an enormous expo with hundreds of health and fitness vendors and exciting sports and exhibitions for competitors and fans alike. Yes, the Olympia is far and away the  ultimate achievement in the sport, so it’s fitting that the total prize money, which has increased  to $950,000, is a new record for the bodybuilding and fitness industry. The 212 Showdown has  increased to $60,000 and the Bikini Olympia to $40,000 in total prize money, respectively.  Plus, there’s $10,000 for both the Men’s and Women’s Physique Showdowns
contest that was originally named after a beer! Since taking over Olympia Weekend in 2004, American Media Inc., along with the IFBB Pro League, has continued making bodybuilding’s biggest weekend even bigger to make sure that all Olympia competitors are rewarded for attaining the highest level  in the sport and that fans are treated to a one-of-a-kind experience that will last long after the final winner is announced onstage. This year’s show is packed from beginning to end. Two-time and reigning Mr. Olympia Phil Heath will try to establish a dynasty of his own as he goes for a three-peat (and the $250,000 first-place check!), but he will have to hold off last year’s runner-up Kai Greene, a rejuvenated Dexter Jackson, giant newcomer Mamdouh Elssbiay, the return of four-time Mr. Olympia Jay Cutler, and others. In 212 Showdown action, Flex Lewis will try to repeat against challengers David Henry, Jose Raymond, Eduardo Correa, three-time 202 Showdown champ Kevin English, and more. Fans will see if eight-time Ms. Olympia Iris Kyle can become the first competitor (in any division) to win Presents Brought to You By a staggering nine Olympia titles. Will past Figure Olympia champions Erin Stern and Nicole Wilkins continue their one-two duel or will Candice Keene, who has beaten both earlier this year, keep her hot streak alive?
It all happens Sept. 26-29 when Ultimate Nutrition presents the 2013 IFBB Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness and Performance Weekend, brought to you by Bodybuilding.com. Get your tickets at mrolympia.com