Olympia Pay Day – Prize Money Increased


The 2013 Olympia weekend is quickly approaching. The event organizers recently announced the prize money and there’s a $50,000 increase from last year. The IFBB men and women’s physique divisions were added to the competition and will each have $10,000 up for grabs. The Bikini division had an increase in prize money, as did the men’s 212 bodybuilding showdown.

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PRESS RELEASE:
The Olympia. Where Legends Are Made. Conceived by Joe Weider, the 1965 Mr. Olympia, which was comprised of past Mr. Universe winners (at the time, the highest accolade in the sport), decided once-and-for-all who was truly the best. The physiques that won on this stage, names like Scott, Schwarzenegger, Zane, Haney, Yates, Coleman, Cutler, Heath and others, will echo through the ages. Today, the Olympia is more than just the greatest bodybuilding contest in the world, it is the greatest event in the sport, representing all eight divisions of the IFBB Professional League and home to an enormous expo with hundreds of health and fitness vendors and exciting sports and exhibitions for competitors and fans alike. Yes, the Olympia is far and away the ultimate achievement in the sport, and it is befitting that the total prize money, which has increased to $950,000, is a new record for the bodybuilding and fitness industry. The total cash prize for the Mr. Olympia will be $650,000, with $250,000, the coveted Sandow and a place in bodybuilding history going to the winner. The 212 Showdown has increased to $60,000 and the Bikini Olympia to $40,000 in total prize money, respectively.

It all happens September 26-29 in America’s playground, Las Vegas, NV when Ultimate Nutrition presents the 2013 IFBB Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness and Performance Weekend, brought to you by Bodybuilding.com. It’s not too late to get your tickets. Go to MrOlympia.com now!

TOTAL PRIZE MONEY BREAKDOWN
Mr. Olympia: $650,000
212 Showdown: $60,000
Ms. Olympia: $60,000
Fitness Olympia: $60,000
Figure Olympia: $60,000
Bikini Olympia: $40,000
Men’s Physique Showdown: $10,000
Women’s Physique Showdown: $10,000
Total: $950,000

2013 OLYMPIA PRIZE MONEY

Ms. Olympia
1st $28,000
2nd $14,000
3rd $8,000
4th $5,000
5th $3,000
6th $2,000
TOTAL $60,000

Fitness Olympia
1st $28,000
2nd $14,000
3rd $8,000
4th $5,000
5th $3,000
6th $2,000
TOTAL $60,000

Figure Olympia

1st $28,000
2nd $14,000
3rd $8,000
4th $5,000
5th $3,000
6th $2,000
TOTAL $60,000

Bikini Olympia
1st $20,000
2nd $9,000
3rd $5,000
4th $3,000
5th $2,000
6th $1,000
TOTAL $40,000

Women’s Physique Showdown
1st $5,000
2nd $2,500
3rd $1,250
4th $750
5th $500
TOTAL $10,000

Men’s Physique Showdown
1st $5,000
2nd $2,500
3rd $1,250
4th $750
5th $500
TOTAL $10,000

212 Olympia Showdown
1st $30,000
2nd $12,000
3rd $8,000
4th $5,000
5th $3,000
6th $2,000
TOTAL $60,000

Mr. Olympia
1st $250,000
2nd $100,000
3rd $75,000
4th $50,000
5th $40,000
6th $30,000
7th $18,000
8th $17,000
9th $16,000
10th $14,000
11th $4,000
12th $4,000
13th $4,000
14th $4,000
15th $4,000
16th $2,000
17th $2,000
18th $2,000
19th $2,000
20th $2,000
21st $2,000
22nd $2,000
23rd $2,000
24th $2,000
25th $2,000
TOTAL $650,000

GRAND TOTAL $950,000

For more information visit: http://mrolympia.com.

 






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