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Mr. Olympia 1993 Posedown

1. Dorian Yates
2. Flex Wheeler
3. Shawn Ray
4. Lee Labrada
5. The Official Kevin Levrone
6. Paul Dillett

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1995 Canada Cup

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Ronnie Coleman vs Milos Sarcev

Ronnie Coleman won his first pro show!
 
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1995 was Ronnie Coleman's first pro show?

No, Ronnie Coleman competed for the first time like a Pro IFBB in 1992. in 1995, Ronnie Coleman won his first pro show in Canada.. Canada cup 1995.



1992

Chicago Pro Championships - IFBB, 11th
Night of Champions - IFBB, 14th
Olympia - IFBB, Did not place

1993

Chicago Pro Championships - IFBB, 6th
Grand Prix France - IFBB, 4th
Grand Prix Germany - IFBB, 6th
Niagara Falls Pro Invitational - IFBB, 6th

1994

Grand Prix France - IFBB, 3rd
Grand Prix Germany (2) - IFBB, 3rd
Olympia - IFBB, 15th
San Jose Pro Invitational - IFBB, 4th

1995

Canada Pro Cup - IFBB, Winner
Grand Prix France - IFBB, 4th
Grand Prix Russia - IFBB, 6th
Grand Prix Ukraine - IFBB, 3rd
Houston Pro Championships - IFBB, 6th
Night of Champions - IFBB, 3rd
Olympia - IFBB, 11th

1996

Canada Pro Cup - IFBB, Winner
Florida Pro Invitational - IFBB, 2nd
Grand Prix England - IFBB, 5th
Grand Prix Germany - IFBB, 5th
Grand Prix Spain - IFBB, 5th
Night of Champions - IFBB, 2nd
Olympia - IFBB, 6th

1997

Arnold Classic - IFBB, 4th
Grand Prix Czech Republic - IFBB, 4th
Grand Prix England - IFBB, 5th
Grand Prix Finland - IFBB, 3rd
Grand Prix Germany - IFBB, 5th
Grand Prix Hungary - IFBB, 6th
Grand Prix Russia - IFBB, Winner
Grand Prix Spain - IFBB, 7th
Ironman Pro Invitational - IFBB, 3rd
Olympia - IFBB, 9th
San Jose Pro Invitational - IFBB, 6th

1998

Grand Prix Finland - IFBB, Winner
Grand Prix Germany - IFBB, Winner
Night of Champions - IFBB, Winner
Olympia - IFBB, Winner
San Francisco Pro - IFBB, 2nd
Toronto Pro - IFBB, Winner

1999

Grand Prix England - IFBB, Winner
Olympia - IFBB, Winner
World Pro Championships - IFBB, Winner

2000

Grand Prix England - IFBB, Winner
Olympia - IFBB, Winner
World Pro Championships - IFBB, Winner

2001

Arnold Classic - IFBB, Winner
Grand Prix New Zealand - IFBB, Winner
Olympia - IFBB, Winner

2002

Grand Prix Holland - IFBB, Winner
Olympia - IFBB, Winner
Show of Strength Pro Championships - IFBB, 2nd

2003

Grand Prix Russia - IFBB, Winner
Olympia - IFBB, Winner

2004

Grand Prix England - IFBB, Winner
Grand Prix Holland - IFBB, Winner
Grand Prix Russia - IFBB, Winner
Olympia - IFBB, Winner

2005

Olympia - IFBB, Winner

2006

Grand Prix Austria - IFBB, 2nd
Grand Prix Holland - IFBB, 2nd
Grand Prix Romania - IFBB, 2nd
Olympia - IFBB, 2nd

2007

Olympia - IFBB, 4th
 
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These are from the 1997 Women's Extravaganza, which actually held the 1999 Ms. Olympia two years later. My friend Bob Bonham was promoting the WE and when the Ms. O fell through, some scrambling was done behind the scenes to rescue it and make it a part of the show that was already scheduled. The sponsors apparently bailed on the Ms. O and it almost was not held that year.

From Wikipedia: 1999 Ms. Olympia controversy..The 1999 Ms. Olympia was originally scheduled to be held on 9 October in Santa Monica, California. However, one month before the scheduled date, the IFBB announced that the contest had been cancelled. The main cause was the withdrawal of promoter Jarka Kastnerova (who promoted the 1998 contest in Prague) for financial reasons, including a low number of advance ticket sales for the 1999 event. The backlash following the announcement led to a flurry of activity, with the contest being rescheduled as part of the Women's Extravaganza (promoted by Kenny Kassel and Bob Bonham) in Secaucus, New Jersey[/URL] on 2 October. Last minute sponsorship came from several sources, most significantly in the form of $50,000 from Flex.

Now that it has been dropped all together, it's kind of funny to think back that at one time in the 1980s, the Ms. Olympia was so big that it was held on its own night and own venue separate from what is now called Olympia Weekend.



More 1997 Ms. Olympia

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