All the Arnold Classic winners until now!
Bodybuilding legend Arnold Schwarzenegger hasn’t stopped his support of the sport that he saw so much success with. The seven-time Mr. Olympia winner wanted to continue to support and promote the sport and the Arnold Sports Festival has now taken over, including bodybuilding shows, strongman events, and other great competitions that give athletes a chance to show off their skills. The Arnold Classic Bodybuilding Show has become one of those events in the community that everyone looks forward to.
Held in Columbus, Ohio, some of the best bodybuilders have crossed the stage and held the trophy high as they have taken home the top prize. With a long history and stacked list of winners, every year contenders flock to this event to compete at a high level and hoist that trophy overhead.
We put together a list of past winners of the Arnold Classic so you can see all of the bodybuilding giants to take that top podium spot. With a long history in the books, fans are excited every year to see which new legend will take the top prize.
Arnold Classic Winners
- Rich Gaspari – 1989
- Mike Ashley – 1990
- Shawn Ray – 1991
- Vince Taylor – 1992
- Flex Wheeler – 1993, 1997, 1998, 2000
- Kevin Levrone – 1994, 1996
- Mike Francois – 1995
- Nasser El Sonbaty – 1999
- Ronnie Coleman – 2001
- Jay Cutler – 2002, 2003, 2004
- Dexter Jackson – 2005, 2006, 2008, 2013, 2015
- Victor Martinez – 2007
- Kai Greene – 2009, 2010, 2016
- Branch Warren – 2011, 2012
- Dennis Wolf – 2014
- Cedric McMillan – 2017
- William Bonac – 2018, 2020
- Brandon Curry – 2019, 2022
- Nick Walker – 2021