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Mr Olympia 1972

Mr Olympia 1972

The 1972 Mr. Olympia contest was an IFBB professional bodybuilding competition held in October 1972 at the Handelshof in Essen, West Germany.It was the 8th Mr. Olympia competition held.

Arnold Schwarzenegger won his third consecutive Mr. Olympia title, tying the previous record held by Sergio Oliva.

The winner was decided by seven judges, four voted for Arnold Schwarzenegger and three voted for Sergio Oliva.


  1. Arnold Schwarzenegger
  2. Sergio Oliva
  3. Serge Nubret
  4. Frank Zane
  5. Franco Columbu

Prize money 1000$.