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The Arnold Classic is an annual bodybuilding competition, named after Arnold Schwarzenegger, that takes place in late February or early March in Columbus, Ohio, United States. It is considered the most lucrative competition in bodybuilding, with a number of large prizes. Most notably, first prize consists of $100,000 cash, a Hummer vehicle, and a Rolex watch. The Arnold Classic rivals the Mr. Olympia in prestige and popularity[citation needed]. Like most bodybuilding competitions it is always hotly contested and often only one or two competition points will separate the winners. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Bodybuilder Adam Abeles posing. ... Competition is the act of striving against another force for the purpose of achieving dominance or attaining a reward or goal, or out of a biological imperative such as survival. ... Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German pronunciation (IPA): ) (born on July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American bodybuilder, actor and an American politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of California. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Ohio, USA Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio Counties Franklin, Delaware, and Fairfield Government  - Mayor Michael B. Coleman (D) Area  - City  212. ... A prize is an award given to a person or a group of people to recognise and reward actions or achievements. ... Hummer is a brand of sport utility vehicles (SUVs) sold by General Motors, also known as GM. They are based on the military High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle, or Humvee. ... Rolex SA is a Swiss manufacturer of wristwatches and accessories renowned for their quality and prestige, as well as their cost (from a few thousand to more than one hundred thousand U.S. dollars). ... Mr. ... Prestige means good reputation or high esteem, although it originally meant a delusion or magicians trick (Latin præstigum). ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ...


The Arnold Classic includes three competitions for women: Ms. International, Fitness International, and Figure International. It has also been expanded to feature gymnastics, cheerleading, dance, fencing, table tennis, yoga, martial arts, strongman competitions, archery, wrestling, powerlifting and many other sports. Ms. ... The Fitness International is an annual womens fitness competition run by the International Federation of BodyBuilders. ... The Figure International is an annual womens figure competition run by the International Federation of BodyBuilders. ... Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, balance, endurance, and kinesthetic awareness, such as handsprings, handstands, split leaps, aerials and cartwheels. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Dance (from French danser, perhaps from Frankish) generally refers to movement used as a form of expression, social interaction or presented in a spiritual or performance setting. ... Fencing advertisement for the 1900 Summer Olympic Games This article is about the sport, which is distinguished from stage fencing and academic fencing (mensur). ... “Ping Pong” redirects here. ... Statue of Shiva performing Yogic meditation Yoga (Devanagari: योग) is a group of ancient spiritual practices originating in India. ... Hawaiian State Grappling Championships. ... In the 19th century, the term strongman refers to an exhibitor of strength (before strength sports were codified into weightlifting, powerlifting etc. ... It has been suggested that Primitive Archery be merged into this article or section. ... Wrestling is the act of physical engagement between two competitors competing for a physical advantage. ... The bench press is one of the three events of powerlifting. ...


The Arnold Expo is held in the Greater Columbus Convention Center, while finals of the bodybuilding, fitness, figure, and strongman competitions are held in the Franklin County Veterans Memorial Auditorium. Beginning in 2006, events in boxing, martial arts and figure skating were added at Nationwide Arena. The Greater Columbus Convention Center is a convention center located in downtown Columbus, Ohio, United States, along the east side of High Street. ... Fitness and figure competition are physique events for women that bear a close resemblance to female bodybuilding, but with significantly less emphasis on muscle size. ... Fitness and figure competition is a class of physique events for women bearing a close resemblance to female bodybuilding, but with significantly less emphasis on muscle size. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Professional boxing bout featuring Ricardo Domínguez (left, throwing a left uppercut) versus Rafael Ortiz Boxing, also referred to as prizefighting, the noble art, the sweet science, and pugilism is a combat sport in which two participants of similar weight fight each other with their fists in a series of... Hawaiian State Grappling Championships. ... Figure skating is an ice skating sporting event where individuals, mixed couples, or groups perform spins, jumps, and other moves on the ice, often to music. ... Nationwide Arena is a sports and entertainment arena in Columbus, Ohio. ...


The date for the 2008 event is February 29 - March 2, 2008. 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Winners

Year Arnold Classic Ms. International Fitness International Figure International
1989 Rich Gaspari Jackie Paisley
1990 Mike Ashley Laura Creavalle
1991 Shawn Ray Tonya Knight
1992 Vince Taylor Anja Schreiner
1993 Flex Wheeler Kim Chizevsky
1994 Kevin Levrone Laura Creavalle
1995 Mike Francois Laura Creavalle
1996 Kevin Levrone Kim Chizevsky
1997 Flex Wheeler Yolanda Hughes Carol Semple-Marzetta
1998 Flex Wheeler Yolanda Hughes Susie Curry
1999 Nasser El Sonbaty Vickie Gates Susie Curry
2000 Flex Wheeler Vickie Gates Kelly Ryan
2001 Ronnie Coleman Vickie Gates Jenny Worth
2002 Jay Cutler Yaxeni Oriquen Susie Curry
2003 Jay Cutler Yaxeni Oriquen Susie Curry Jenny Lynn
2004 Jay Cutler Iris Kyle Adela Garcia-Friedmansky Jenny Lynn
2005 Dexter Jackson Yaxeni Oriquen Jen Hendershott Jenny Lynn
2006 Dexter Jackson Iris Kyle Adela Garcia Mary Elizabeth Lado
2007 Victor Martinez Iris Kyle Kim Klein Mary Elizabeth Lado

Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Rich Gaspari (born May 16, 1963) is a former professional bodybuilder from 1980s and early 1990s. ... Jackie Paisley was a professional female bodybuilder from the United States. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Mike Ashley is a radio presenter for 100. ... Laura Creavalle is a professional female bodybuilder from Guyana. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Shawn Ray (born September 9, 1965 in Fullerton, California, USA) is a bodybuilder. ... Tonya Knight was a professional female bodybuilder from the United States. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Vince Taylor (born August 25, 1956) is an American IFBB professional bodybuilder residing in Pembroke Pines, Florida. ... Anja Schreiner is a professional female bodybuilder from Germany. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Kenneth Flex Wheeler as depicted on the cover of Pure Resistance DVD Kenneth Wheeler (born August 23, 1965), better known as Flex Wheeler, is a former American IFBB professional bodybuilder. ... Categories: Possible copyright violations ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Image:Mf6507. ... Laura Creavalle is a professional female bodybuilder from Guyana. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Laura Creavalle is a professional female bodybuilder from Guyana. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Image:Mf6507. ... Categories: Possible copyright violations ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kenneth Flex Wheeler as depicted on the cover of Pure Resistance DVD Kenneth Wheeler (born August 23, 1965), better known as Flex Wheeler, is a former American IFBB professional bodybuilder. ... Yolanda Hughes is a professional female bodybuilder from the United States. ... Carol Semple-Marzetta (b. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Kenneth Flex Wheeler as depicted on the cover of Pure Resistance DVD Kenneth Wheeler (born August 23, 1965), better known as Flex Wheeler, is a former American IFBB professional bodybuilder. ... Yolanda Hughes is a professional female bodybuilder from the United States. ... Susie Curry is a professional fitness competitor from the United States. ... Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ... Nasser El Sonbaty (born October 15, 1965 in Germany) is an IFBB professional bodybuilder. ... Vickie Gates is a professional female bodybuilder from the United States. ... Susie Curry is a professional fitness competitor from the United States. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kenneth Flex Wheeler as depicted on the cover of Pure Resistance DVD Kenneth Wheeler (born August 23, 1965), better known as Flex Wheeler, is a former American IFBB professional bodybuilder. ... Vickie Gates is a professional female bodybuilder from the United States. ... Kelly Ryan - Courtesy of fitplus. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ronnie Coleman Cost of Redemption DVD Ronald Dean Coleman (born May 13, 1964 in Monroe, Louisiana, USA) is an American bodybuilder and an eight-time Mr. ... Vickie Gates is a professional female bodybuilder from the United States. ... Jenny Worth (born June 1977) is a IFBB fitness & figure competitor from Canada. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Professional Bodybuilder Jay Cutler poses Jay Cutler (born Jason Isaac Cutler August 3, 1973 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA) is an IFBB American bodybuilder, who currently holds the title of Mr. ... Yaxeni Oriquen is a professional female bodybuilder from Venezuela. ... Susie Curry is a professional fitness competitor from the United States. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Professional Bodybuilder Jay Cutler poses Jay Cutler (born Jason Isaac Cutler August 3, 1973 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA) is an IFBB American bodybuilder, who currently holds the title of Mr. ... Yaxeni Oriquen is a professional female bodybuilder from Venezuela. ... Susie Curry is a professional fitness competitor from the United States. ... Jenny Lynn is an IFBB professional figure competitor. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Professional Bodybuilder Jay Cutler poses Jay Cutler (born Jason Isaac Cutler August 3, 1973 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA) is an IFBB American bodybuilder, who currently holds the title of Mr. ... Iris Kyle is a professional female bodybuilder from the United States. ... Adela Garcia Friedmansky on the cover of Oxygen Magazine Adela Garcia is a IFBB professional fitness competitor. ... Jenny Lynn is an IFBB professional figure competitor. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Yaxeni Oriquen is a professional female bodybuilder from Venezuela. ... Jenny Lynn is an IFBB professional figure competitor. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Iris Kyle is a professional female bodybuilder from the United States. ... Adela Garcia Friedmansky on the cover of Oxygen Magazine Adela Garcia is a IFBB professional fitness competitor. ... Mary Elizabeth Lado (born September 16, 1978) is a figure competitor from the United States. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Victor Martinez (born San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic July 29, 1973)[1], is an IFBB professional bodybuilder[2], the first and only Dominican bodybuilder to turn professional. ... Iris Kyle is a professional female bodybuilder from the United States. ... Mary Elizabeth Lado (born September 16, 1978) is a figure competitor from the United States. ...

External links

  • ArnoldClassic.com
  • GetBig Bodybuilding Resource

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Arnold Classic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (208 words)
The Arnold Classic is an annual bodybuilding competition, named after Arnold Schwarzenegger, that takes place in late February or early March in Columbus, Ohio, United States.
It is considered the most lucrative competition in bodybuilding, with a number of large prizes.
The Arnold Expo is held in the Greater Columbus Convention Center, while finals of the bodybuilding, fitness, figure, and strongman competitions are held in the Franklin County Veterans Memorial Auditorium.
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