The forty sixth annual Mr. Olympia bodybuilding competitors takes place in Orlando, Florida this weekend.
Since 1965, the Mr. Olympia competitors has given bodybuilders a further probability to compete and earn cash apart from the Mr. Universe occasion. Bodybuilders from around the globe make their strategy to america annually to compete within the 11 occasions held over the weekend. The preferred occasions are Mr. Olympia and Ms. Olympia.
However, how a lot prize cash do the winners of every occasion take residence? Sporting Information breaks down the entire purse for the competitors, together with outlining how a lot cash every competitor takes residence.
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Mr. Olympia purse 2021
The full purse for the mixed 11 occasions at Mr. Olympia is $1.6 million in 2021, which is essentially the most within the competitors’s historical past. This is a rise from the 2020 purse of $1.4 million. This was the primary enhance because the 2015 competitors.
How a lot cash does the winner get?
The winner of the Mr. Olympia occasion is the one first place winner to earn six figures. The highest three contestants took residence six figured final yr.
In 2020, the winner of Mr. Olympia took residence $400,000, second place took $150,000 and third place took $100,000. Since this yr has a complete enhance of $200,000, the payout distribution is anticipated to go 50/50 for males’s and girls’s occasions. Though the Ms. Olympia winner final yr solely took residence $50,000, there are extra ladies’s occasions that give out cash to the winners.
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Mr. Olympia prize cash 2021
The distribution quantity for every division has not been introduced by Olympia LLC. This part shall be up to date when the totals are revealed.
Mr. Olympia 2020 prize cash outcomes
Males’s 212 Olympia
Males’s Physique Olympia
Males’s Basic Physique Olympia
Ladies’s Bikini Olympia
|3||Etila Santiago Santos||$12,000|
Ladies’s Determine Olympia
|4||Nicole Zenobia Graham||$7,000|
Ladies’s Health Olympia
Ladies’s Physique Olympia
|3||Natalia Abraham Coelho||$12,000|