Mr Olympia 1997 | Bodybuilding history | Awesome body
The 1997 Mr. Olympia contest was an IFBB professional bodybuilding competition held on September 20, 1997 at the Terrace Theaterin Long Beach, California, California.
Total prize amount awarded was $285,000.
Dorian Yates won his sixth consecutive Mr. Olympia title despite sustaining a torn triceps three weeks before the competition
Flex Wheeler withdrew from the competition after he was car-jacked by two thieves, whom he fought, and scared off, but not before he had taken on some bruises and damages to his arm.
This year the contest involved a two day format, prejudging Friday night, and finals Saturday night, last time this happened was 1989.
Mr Olympia 1997 results