Each time he decides to hold up his posing trunks, Mamdouh “Huge Ramy” Elssbiay will undoubtedly be thought to be one of many finest bodybuilders of all time. The 37-year-old athlete is the reigning two-time Mr. Olympia (2020-2021). He’s at present coaching to finish a legendary three-peat at this yr’s version of the celebrated contest in mid-December.
On August 10, 2022, Elssbiay shared a publish on his Instagram the place his higher physique mass seems stacked. In line with the bodybuilder, he weighs a large 336.6 kilos on the time of the picture.
In contrast to a few of his friends, Elssbiay has computerized qualification to the 2022 Mr. Olympia due to his standing as a earlier winner. As such, Elssbiay can focus most of his coaching vitality on making ready for December’s contest to take dwelling one other Olympia title.
Courting again to 2016, the bodybuilder has normally solely competed within the Olympia whereas visitor posing in different contests. He’s on monitor to do the identical in 2022, save for the absence of a guest-pose so far. The yr 2020 was the lone exception in that timeline when Elssbiay additionally competed at that version of the Arnold Sports activities Competition. He took dwelling third place.
Earlier than his Olympia victories in 2020 and 2021, the Worldwide Federation of Bodybuilding and Health (IFBB) Professional League athlete accrued six finishes in not less than the highest 10 on the competitors. Elssbiay’s finest end result previous to an outright victory was a second-place end on the 2018 Mr. Olympia.
Whereas Elssbiay’s two consecutive Olympia titles are undoubtedly his profession highlights thus far, the Egyptian athlete does produce other noteworthy accomplishments on his total resume. In line with NPC Information On-line, right here’s a rundown of a few of Elssbiay’s extra notable achievements:
Mamdouh Elssbiay | Notable Profession Outcomes
- 2012 IFBB Novice Mr. Olympia — First place (Males’s Over 100KG)
- 2013-2014 IFBB New York Professional — First place (Males’s Open)
- 2015 IFBB Arnold Basic Brasil — First place (Males’s Open)
- 2015 IFBB EVLS Prague Professional — Second place (Males’s Open)
- 2020 Arnold Sports activities Competition — Third place (Males’s Open)
- 2020-2021 IFBB Mr. Olympia — First place (Males’s Open)
Pushing for Legacy
In a Could 2022 interview with the RWA Podcast, Elssbiay revealed he would possibly retire from aggressive bodybuilding on the age of 38. Contemplating the celebrity’s birthday is on September 16, that may imply the upcoming Olympia could be the final time he stands on the legendary stage.
Ought to Elssbiay observe by means of with these potential retirement plans, he might have a novel alternative to go on prime as a three-time reigning champion. If Elssbiay’s bid at a 3rd consecutive title is profitable, he’ll be part of a membership of who’s who in bodybuilding lore. The one athletes to ever win the Mr. Olympia not less than three consecutive instances are Arnold Schwarzenegger (1970-1973), Frank Zane (1977-1979), Lee Haney (1984-1991), Dorian Yates (1992-1997), Ronnie Coleman (1998-2005), and Phil Heath (2011-2017).
Elssbiay will vie for his third straight title on the 2022 Mr. Olympia on December 16-18 in Las Vegas, NV.
Featured picture: @big_ramy on Instagram