Egyptian Mamdouh Elssbiay, known as “Big Rami,” was crowned champion of Olympia 2020, which is the largest world championships in bodybuilding, surpassing the American myths Phil Heath and Brandon Kerry in an unprecedented historical achievement.
Ramy wrote through his account on the “Facebook” site: “I want to thank all bodybuilding fans in the world for the love and support I have received. I have faced many setbacks this year with canceling a show due to Corona after a positive test.”
“Big Rami” came in first place with a reward of $ 400,000, and in second place was Brandon Curry, who won $ 150,000, and Phil Heath ranked third, who would get $ 45,000, then in fourth place, Hady Chopin, who would get $ 45,000. Fifth, William Bonac and will receive 40 thousand dollars.
— Abdelrhmaan Omran (@abdelrhmaanmag2) December 20, 2020
And “Mr. Olympia” is the annual world championships held by the International Federation of Bodybuilding “IFBB,” which is the most prestigious award for professional bodybuilders, and it was launched in 1965.
The competition is usually held in September of each year, but the exceptional situation imposed by the Coronavirus spread has caused the “Mr. Olympia 2020” to be postponed to the current December.
— Diego Velazquez (@DieggoVelazquez) December 20, 2020
The Organizing Committee of the Olympia Championship was keen to send a special invitation to “Big Rami” to participate in the current year’s edition after the official qualification opportunity was missed due to his recent infection, Coronavirus.
Al-Subaie is known as “Big Rami” due to his muscles, and the 36-year-old is one of the largest professional bodybuilders in the world. He was the heaviest competitor in Mr. Olympia in 2015, weighing 140 kilograms.
“Big Rami” achieved several Arab and international achievements, most notably getting second place in “Mr. Olympia 2017”, and he is the first Egyptian and Arab player to win first place in the “Arnold Classic” championship.