About a hundred of the world's top muscle men gathered in Pretoria, South Africa on Friday (8 November), to see who would be named this year's Mr.
GV University of South Africa.
SV PAN INTERIOR Contestants in the Under 200 lbs contest posing.
CU Lady photographer.
CU Winter of the Under 200 lbs competition. Franco Colombo of Italy posing.
LV Competitors in the Over 200 lbs class posing.
CU Winner of the Over 200 lbs competition Arnold Schwarznegger (USA))
CU Schwarznegger receives kiss and flag from girl.
SV Schwarznegger is announced winner and they embrace.
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Background: About a hundred of the world's top muscle men gathered in Pretoria, South Africa on Friday (8 November), to see who would be named this year's Mr. olympia.
The much sought after title attracted entrants from about 45 countries, and nine of them reached the finals. The final s held in two classes under 200 pound and over 200 pounds.
It's the sixth time the contest has been held and the Mr. Universe contest and the International Federation of Body Builders Congress were held in conjunction with it. The Congress dealt withe medicines in sport and was attended by more than 200 delegates and contestants. Its was organised by the Federation's Medical Committee.
The Mr. Olympia title was won b American Arnold Schwarznegger he is known as the Austrian Oak and has held the title for the past five years. Runner up was the winner of the under 200 pound section, Italian Franco Colombo.