By Shawn Ray
CEO of the JW Mr. Olympia Weekend, Jake Wood has made the unprecedented move of relocating this years Mr. Olympia Contest from Las Vegas, Nevada to Orlando, Florida December 17-20th at the Orange County Convention Center due to CoVid19 restrictions regarding the former venue at Planet Hollywood Hotel & Casino.
Contest promoter, Dan Solomon released a video statement on Instagram the other day eloquently laying out the need for the move to Orlando in order to effectively hold this contest for athletes and fans around the world!
The Joe Weider Mr. Olympia was created in 1965 and has played host to 15 different champions held in places like; New York, Ohio, Sweden, Munich, Los Angeles, Finland, Atlanta, Chicago, Long Beach, Australia, Las Vegas and finally returns to Orlando for the second time since 1991, where Lee Haney competed in his 9th and final Olympia taking home his 8th Sandow Trophy!
The entire Olympia Team is working feverishly to get things in place and in order to give our fans the experience of a lifetime which includes historic Comebacks the likes of 10X Ms. Olympia Winner, Iris Kyle, 8X Ms. Fitness Olympia Champion, Adela Garcia, 7X Mr. Olympia Winner, Phil Heath and the return of 4X Ms. Fitness Olympia, Oksana Grishina amongst a slew of world-class Olympians in pursuit and in defense of the most prestigious title in Sport!
Stay tuned for more Olympia Ticket, Host Hotel and Event Information at: www.MrOlympia.com
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