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The Universe Championships are an annual bodybuilding event organised by the National Amateur Bodybuilders Association (NABBA). It has a number of competitions: NABBA Mr. Universe (amateur and professional), Miss Physique, and Miss Figure. Professional Bodybuilder Gustavo Badell posing Bodybuilding is the process of maximizing muscle hypertrophy through the combination of weight training, sufficient caloric intake, and rest. ... The National Amateur Bodybuilders Association (NABBA) is an organisation founded in 1950 to promote bodybuilding in the United Kingdom. ...


First held in 1948, the contest was initially only for amateur male bodybuilders - but a separate contest for professionals was added in 1952. The NABBA defines amateur as someone who has "never entered and accepted prize money in an advertised professional event". Miss Physique, a women's contest was added in 1966 and Miss Figure was introduced in 1986. Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the 1994 film, see Amateur (film). ... This article is about people called professionals. ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ...


Please note that the IFBB previously organised a competition called IFBB Mr. Universe. This changed its name to the World Amateur Bodybuilding Championships in 1976. IFBB Logo The International Federation of BodyBuilders (IFBB) is a bodybuilding organization founded in 1946 by Ben and Joe Weider. ... The competition The World Amateur Bodybuilding Championships (formerly IFBB Mr. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Mr Universe

Mr. Universe is a kind of beauty contest, but much less publicized than its sister contest, Miss Universe. The rules are similar and the process similar to that of Miss Universe, but at Mr. Universe, there is less emphasis on beauty and facial attractiveness and instead the judging is based on the sheer muscularity of the contestants. Mrs. ... Miss Universe is an annual international female beauty contest, and the title for the winner of the contest, founded in 1952 by California clothing company Pacific Mills. ...


Winners

Year Mr. Universe (Amateur) Mr. Universe (Pro) Miss Physique Miss Figure
1948 John Grimek
1949 No contest
1950 Steve Reeves
1951 Reg Park
1952 Mohammed Nasr Juan Ferrero
1953 Bill Pearl Arnold Dyson
1954 Enrico Thomas Jim Park
1955 Mickey Hargitay Leo Robert
1956 Ray Schaeffer Jack Dellinger
1957 John Lees Arthur Robin
1958 Earl Clark Reg Park
1959 Len Sell Bruce Randall
1960 Henry Downs Paul Wynter
1961 Ray Routledge Bill Pearl
1962 Joe Abbenda Len Sell
1963 Tom Sansome Joe Abbenda
1964 John Hewlett Earl Maynard
1965 Elmo Santiago Reg Park
1966 Chester Yorton Paul Wynters Elizabeth Lamb
1967 Arnold Schwarzenegger Bill Pearl Kathleen Winstanley
1968 Dennis Tinerino Arnold Schwarzenegger Silvia Hibbert
1969 Boyer Coe Arnold Schwarzenegger Jean Galston
1970 Frank Zane Arnold Schwarzenegger Christine Zane
1971 Ken Waller Bill Pearl Linda Thomas
1972 Elias Petsas Frank Zane Christine Charles
1973 Chris Dickerson Boyer Coe Jean Galston
1974 Roy Duval Chris Dickerson Linda Cheesman
1975 Ian Lawrence Boyer Coe Linda Cheesman
1976 Sigeru Sugita Serge Nubret Cindy Breakspear
1977 Bertil Fox Tony Emmot Bridget Gibbons
1978 Dave Johns Bertil Fox Sandra Kong
1979 Ahmet Enünlü Bertil Fox Karen Griffiths
1980 Bill Richardson Tony Pearson Erika Mes
1981 John Brown Robby Robinson Jocelyn Pigeonneau
1982 John Brown Edward Kawak Jocelyn Pigeonneau
1983 Jeff King Edward Kawak Mary Scott
1984 Brian Buchanan Edward Kawak Mary Scott
1985 Tim Belknap Edward Kawak Jocelyn Pigeonneau
1986 Marcel Brugmans Lance Dreher Monika Steiner Heidi Thomas
1987 Basil Frances Olaf Annus Connie McClosky Sonia Walker
1988 Victor Terra Charles Clairmonte Lisa Campbell Sarah Staunton
1989 Matt Dufresne Charles Clairmonte Tatjana Scholl Tracey Citrone
1990 Peter Reid Charles Clairmonte Monika Debatin Browny OBrien
1991 Reiner Gorbracht Victor Terra Ute Geisel Helen Maderson
1992 Mustafa Mohammad Peter Reid Bernadette Price Anita Lawrence
1993 Dennis Francis Edward Kawak Deborah Compton Susana Perez
1994 Nick van Beeck John Terilli Kathy Butler-Corish Susana Perez
1995 Grant Clemesha Brian Buchanan Kathy Butler-Corish Susana Perez
1996 Frederico Focherini Shaun Davis Billie Kaine Pina Theodoridis
1997 Grant Thomas Eddy Ellwood Patricia Veldmann Claudia Mühlhaus
1998 Gary Lister Eddy Ellwood Julia Abel Pina Theodoridis
1999 Franco Male Eddy Ellwood Taylor Young Giovanna Rosa
2000 Sergei Ogorodnikov Eddy Ellwood Olga Tikhonova Giovanna Rosa
2001 Steffen Müller Eddy Ellwood Anja Timmer Giovanna Rosa
2002 Costantino Caleazzo Gary Lister Claudia Bianchi Giovanna Rosa
2003 Hassan Al Saka Gary Lister Olga Tikhonova Cherie Loomes
2004 Steve Sinton Hassan Al Saka Sandra Waterschoot Lorena Bucci
2005 Charles Mario Sergey Ogorodnikov Desiree Dumpel Andrea Carvalho
2006 Austin Hoover Steve Sinton Olga Tikhonova
2007 Tony Sorowka Heath Daniel

Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... John Grimek is one of the earliest great bodybuilders, and is the only man ever to win the AAU Mr. ... Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Stephen L. Reeves (January 21, 1926 – May 5, 2000), was a bodybuilder, actor, and author. ... Year 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Roy Reg Park (8 June 1928 – 22 November 2007) from Yorkshire, England, was a former bodybuilder, businessman and film actor. ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... January 7 - President Harry S. Truman announces the United States has developed a hydrogen bomb. ... Bill Pearl (b. ... Arnold Herbert Dyson (July 10, 1905 - June 7, 1978) was an English first-class cricketer who played for Glamorgan. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A car from 1956 Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Jan. ... Roy Reg Park (8 June 1928 – 22 November 2007) from Yorkshire, England, was a former bodybuilder, businessman and film actor. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bill Pearl (b. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see 1963 (disambiguation). ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... John Hewlett (1762 – 13 April 1844) was a prominent biblical scholar in nineteenth-century Britain. ... It has been suggested that Earl maynard be merged into this article or section. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... Roy Reg Park (8 June 1928 – 22 November 2007) from Yorkshire, England, was a former bodybuilder, businessman and film actor. ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... Chester Yorton is a bodybuilder. ... Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. ... Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German pronunciation IPA: ) (born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-born American bodybuilder, actor, and politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of the U.S. state of California. ... Bill Pearl (b. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German pronunciation IPA: ) (born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-born American bodybuilder, actor, and politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of the U.S. state of California. ... Also: 1969 (number) 1969 (movie) 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... Boyer Coe (born August 15, 1946 in Lake Charles, Louisiana) is an American former professional bodybuilder. ... Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German pronunciation IPA: ) (born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-born American bodybuilder, actor, and politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of the U.S. state of California. ... Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Frank Zane on the cover of Mind, Body, Spirit Frank Zane (born June 28, 1942 in Kingston, Pennsylvania) is an American former professional bodybuilder and teacher. ... Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German pronunciation IPA: ) (born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-born American bodybuilder, actor, and politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of the U.S. state of California. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar, known as the year of cyclohexanol. ... Ken Waller is an American former bodybuilder featured in the 1977 movie Pumping Iron, which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger. ... Bill Pearl (b. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Frank Zane on the cover of Mind, Body, Spirit Frank Zane (born June 28, 1942 in Kingston, Pennsylvania) is an American former professional bodybuilder and teacher. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... Chris Dickerson - Mr. ... Boyer Coe (born August 15, 1946 in Lake Charles, Louisiana) is an American former professional bodybuilder. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Chris Dickerson - Mr. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ian Lawrence (born 1938) is a Wellington lawyer, and was the Mayor of Wellington from 1983 to 1986. ... Boyer Coe (born August 15, 1946 in Lake Charles, Louisiana) is an American former professional bodybuilder. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Serge Nubret (born October 6, 1938) is a professional French bodybuilder. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Ahmet Enünlü (born July 3, 1948)[1] is a world champion Turkish bodybuilder. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... For other persons named William Richardson, see William Richardson (disambiguation). ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... // John Brown may refer to: John Brown (Australian magnate) (1850–1930), a mining magnate in New South Wales, Australia; known as the “Coal Baron” John Brown (Australian politician), the Member for Parramatta in the Australian House of Representatives from 1977 to 1990 John Brown (tennis), professional tennis player in the... Robby Robinson (born May 24, 1946) is an American former bodybuilder who won the Mr. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... // John Brown may refer to: John Brown (Australian magnate) (1850–1930), a mining magnate in New South Wales, Australia; known as the “Coal Baron” John Brown (Australian politician), the Member for Parramatta in the Australian House of Representatives from 1977 to 1990 John Brown (tennis), professional tennis player in the... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Jeff King can refer to: Jeff King, a multiple winner of the Iditarod race. ... This article is about the year. ... Brian Buck Buchanan is an outfielder for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of the Pacific League of Japanese professional baseball. ... This article is about the year. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Heidi Thomas is an English screenwriter and playwright from Garston, Merseyside. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Mustafa Mohammad is an IFBB professional bodybuilder. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... It is proposed that this article be deleted, because of the following concern: Lack of sources If you can address this concern by improving, copyediting, sourcing, renaming or merging the page, please edit this page and do so. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the year. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...

Other important (female) beauty contests

For the patriotically-themed comic book superheroines, see Miss America (comics). ... Miss Earth pageant is an annual female spectacle event geared in promoting environmental awareness and currently one of the top three international beauty pageants in the world founded in 2001 by Carousel Productions, Inc. ... Miss International (officially titled The International Beauty Pageant) is the fourth largest beauty pageant in the world. ... Miss Universe is an annual international female beauty contest, and the title for the winner of the contest, founded in 1952 by California clothing company Pacific Mills. ... Miss USA 2007 Rachel Smith, who competed as Miss Tennessee USA Miss USA 2006 Tara Conner, who competed as Miss Kentucky USA Miss USA 2005 Chelsea Cooley, who competed as Miss North Carolina USA Not to be confused with Miss America. ... This article is about the pageant. ...

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