Iran’s Choopan Comes 3rd at 2021 Mr. Olympia
- October, 10, 2021 - 15:27
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Hadi Choopan of Iran finished in third place at the 2021 Mr. Olympia.
This year’s Mr. Olympia took place in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, United States early on Sunday.
Egyptian Big Ramy defeated the 2019 Mr. Olympia champion Brandon Curry of America and Choopan to snatch the 2021 title.
Big Ramy made eight appearances in the Mr. Olympia competition as he finished in the runner-up place four years ago.
After winning last year's title, the Egyptian bodybuilding star became the first non-American to win the title since British champion Dorian Yates in 1997 to prove himself as the best bodybuilder in the world.
The 2021 Mr. Olympia top five:
1. Big Ramy (Egypt) $400,000
2. Brandon Curry (USA) $150,000
3. Hadi Choopan (Iran) $100,000
4. Hunter Labrada (USA) $40,000
5. Nick Walker (USA) $35,000