The Mr Olympia 2003 contest was an IFBB professional bodybuilding competition held October 22-26, 2003 at the Mandalay Bay Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
For the fifth year in a row, the total prize money for the Mr. Olympia weekend was increased, reaching a level of $404,000 with the winner taking home $110,000 and a Cadillac Escalade provided by Pinnacle Supplements.
- Ronnie Coleman won his sixth consecutive Mr. Olympia title
- Chris Cormier pulled out of the Olympia due to sickness, although he was at the press conference
- Art Atwood and Kevin Levrone both competed despite experiencing injuries during their training
- Arnold Schwarzenegger made a special guest appearance
- Franco Columbu received two special awards from the IFBB and was quoted “I’m happy that I got two awards and Arnold got nothing”
- Lee Haney, the man who broke Arnold’s record of seven Mr. Olympia titles received a special lifetime achievement award from the IFBB and FLEX Magazine
Mr Olympia 2003 results