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« on: September 18, 2008, 04:01:55 PM »


The Olympia will be held on September 25-29th this year in Las Vegas.  The expo is at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The finals, both nights, will be at th Orleans Arena.  The Press Conference and the Meet the Olympians and the Seminar on Sunday will be held at the Orleans Hotel, right next to the Orleans Arena.

Olympia Schedule

Thursday 1pm --> Olympia Press Conference (Mr. Olympia Only) at Orleans Hotel
Thursday 7pm --> Meet the Olympians - Orleans Hotel - Mardi Gras Ballroom for VIP Ticket Holders
Thursday 8pm --> Meet the Olympians - Orleans Hotel - Mardi Gras Ballroom for all (free)

Friday 10am-5pm --> Olympia Expo --> Las Vegas Convention Center - South Hall
Friday 10am --> Olympia Sport Martial Arts Championships - Judging - LV Conv Center
Friday 10am --> Olympia Boot Camp Challenge - LV Conv Center
Friday 11am --> Women's Judging: Fitness, Figure, Ms. Olympia --> LV Conv Center
Friday 2pm --> FLEX Magazine's Bikini Model Search - Judging - LV Conv Center
Friday 7pm --> Fitness Olympia Finals, Ms. Olympia Finals and Mr. Olympia Judging - Orleans Arena

Sat 10am-5pm --> Olympia Expo --> Las Vegas Convention Center - South Hall
Sat 10am --> Olympia Sport Martial Arts Championships - Judging - LV Conv Center
Sat 10am --> Olympia Boot Camp Challenge - LV Conv Center
Sat 10:30am --> Olympia: 202 Showdown Bodybuilding Contes - LV Conv Center
Sat 12:30pm --> Bodybuilding.com Supplement Awards - LV Conv Center
Sat 1pm -->  FLEX Magazine's Bikini Model Search - Finals - LV Conv Center
Sat 3pm -->  Olympia's Powerlifting Super Show  - LV Conv Center
Sat 7pm --> Figure Olympia Finals and Mr. Olympia Finals - Orleans Orena
Sat 11pm --> Olympia Victory Gala --> Orleans Hotel - Mardi Gras Ballroom 

Sun 11am --> Olympia Superstar Seminar - Orleans Hotel - Mardi Gras Ballroom

Who is qualified to compete in the Olympia?

http://www.getbig.com/olympiaweekend/2008/2008olympiacompetitors.htm


Full Size Gym on the Expo Floor

Well, it is time to work out, even when you are in Vegas at the Olympia Expo.

That is because Muscletech is setting up a full size gym on the floor to work out! They are also having the following athletes give seminars / training sessions there.  This gym will also be available for the attendees for a free workout. 

 
Friday:

11-12: Branch Warren
12-1: Richard Jones
2-3: Deshaun Grimez
3-4: Joel Stubbs

Saturday

11-12:  Deshaun Grimez
12-1: Richard Jones
2-3: Shaun Crump
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« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2008, 07:25:42 AM »

COMPETITOR LIST [as of September 16, 2008]
MR. OLYMPIA

1. Fouad Abiad , Canada
2. Melvin Anthony, USA
3. Gustavo Badell, Puerto Rico 
4. Darrem Charles, Trinidad
5. Jay Cutler, USA
6. Moe Elmoussawi , New Zealand
7. Kevin English, USA
8. Toney Freeman , USA
9. Phil Heath, USA
10. David Henry, USA
11. Leo Ingram, USA
12. Dexter Jackson, USA
13. Johnnie Jackson, USA
14. Dennis James, Germany
15. Craig Richardson, USA
16. Ronny Rockel , Germany
17. Silvio Samuel , Spain
18. Sergey Shelestov , Russia
19. Dennis Wolf, Germany

 

 MS. OLYMPIA

1.  Betty Adkins , Venezuela
2. Heather Armbrust, USA
3. Lisa Aukland, USA
4. Nicole Ball, Canada
5. Debbie Bramwell, USA
6. Dayana Cadeau, Canada
7. Rosemay Jennings , USA
8. Iris Kyle-Floyd, USA
9. Klaudia Larson , Sweden
10. Cathy LeFrancois, Canada
11. Mah-Ann Mendoza, USA
12. Yaxeni Oriquen-Garcia , Venezuela
13. Jeannie Paparone, USA
14. Betty Pariso, USA
15. Brenda Raganot, USA
16. Jennifer Sedia, USA
17. Sherry Smith, USA

 

FITNESS OLYMPIA

1. Regiane DaSilva , Germany
2. Nicole Duncan, USA
3. Heidi Fletcher, USA
4. Tracey Greenwood, USA
5. Jen Hendershott , USA
6. Laticia Jackson , USA
7. Tanji Johnson , USA
8. Julie Lohre, USA
9. Mindi O’Brien , Canada
10. Julie Palmer, USA
11. Erin Riley, USA
12. Kim Scheideler, USA
13. Stacy Simons, USA
14. Trish Warren, USA

 

FIGURE OLYMPIA

1. Jelena Abbou , USA
2. Sonia Adcock, USA
3. Gina Aliotti, USA
4. Paola Almerico , USA
5. Teresa Anthony, USA
6. Jane Awad, Canada
7. Darlina Brown , USA
8. Heather Mae French, USA
9. Amy Fry, USA
10. Bernadette Galvan, USA
11. Jennifer Gates, USA
12. Lenay Hernandez , USA
13. Julie Ann Kulla, USA
14. Mary Elizabeth Lado, USA
15. Jenny Lynn, USA
16. Hazal Nelson , USA
17. Jessica Paxson-Putnam, USA
18. Zivile Raudoniene , Lithuania
19. Kristal Richardson, USA
20. Felicia Romero, USA
21. Chastity Slone , USA
22. Brenda Smith, USA
23. Kristi Tauti, USA
24. Latisha Wilder, USA
25. Nicole Wilkins, USA
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« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2008, 08:27:28 PM »

I have been to this site and over to BB.com. I know they will webcast the O finals on sat night.
What other events will be on the web cast?
Thanks, Howard
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« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2008, 09:32:34 AM »


Webcast Information

Bodybuilding.com, the world's most-visited bodybuilding & fitness website, is pleased to announce a special international webcast event. Direct from the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Joe Weider's 2008 Olympia Weekend will air live Friday, September 26th and Saturday the 27th to a worldwide audience, as the world's greatest professional bodybuilders, fitness and figure competitors compete for nearly a million dollars in prize money.

The action begins Friday at 6:30pm PT (9:30pm ET) with the Fitness Olympia Finals, Ms. Olympia Finals and Mr. Olympia Judging, and starts up again at the same time on Saturday with the Figure Olympia and Mr. Olympia Finals. Plus Bodybuilding.com will be awarding the top winners of this year's Bodybuilding.com Supplement awards.

Bodybuilding.com is also pleased to announce the return of celebrity host Kim Lyons. A former IFBB Fitness Professional, Lyons spent two seasons on the NBC hit show "The Biggest Loser" and has recently joined the Dr. Phil Show as a resident personal trainer. Kim will join the Bodybuilding.com hosting team of Dan Solomon, Bob Cicherillo, Larry Pepe and Elaine Goodland.

Don't miss out on this amazing event - The MuscleTech Joe Weider's 2008 Olympia Weekend Webcast - brought to you Free, exclusively by Bodybuilding.com. This is a chance to witness history, as defending two time Mr. Olympia Champion Jay Cutler attempts to retain his crown. You don't want to be left out!
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« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2008, 07:43:57 PM »

Will they still have the MEET THE OLYMPIANS if congress does not settle on a bailout plan by Thursday Afternoon ?
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« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2008, 10:29:00 AM »

What about the Olympia press conference will that be on theb cast on thurs also ?
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« Reply #6 on: September 25, 2008, 12:26:04 PM »

Is Richard Jones getting back in the game?

Seminar stuff looks ok.  Shawn Ray had the best one.  Why did he stop?
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« Reply #7 on: September 25, 2008, 05:02:13 PM »

My God, I didn't realize it was held so early. I thought late October.
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« Reply #8 on: September 26, 2008, 01:48:44 PM »

My God, I didn't realize it was held so early. I thought late October.

You're thinking of Getbig III
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« Reply #9 on: September 27, 2008, 12:09:46 PM »

You're thinking of Getbig III

Very easy to mix those 2 up-the two premiere BBing contests in the world.
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« Reply #10 on: October 03, 2008, 08:21:31 AM »

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