Almanac of
Men's Bodybuilding
by Ron Avidan

The most complete information of bodybuilder's profiles available. All help is welcomed! The Almanac is always updated whenever possible.

  • O'Grady, Kevin
    Australian. 1998 Ironman Pro 8th; 1999 Ironman 20th;

  • O'Hearn, Mike
    Born Jan 26, 1969. Height 6'2". Mike was an All-American football player in Kirkland, Washington. He has eight brothers and sisters. He is a talented martial artist, specializing in Judo, and has won a few Judo titles. He has earned supermodel status by appearing in over 200 magazine covers so far, and 100 romance book covers. Mike is married to Midajah, whom he met in high school. Mike is also Mike O'Dell in the television series Battledome. Contests include the 1984 Teenage Washington State 1st; 1995 Mr. Natural Universe 1st; 1997 Mr. Universe 1st;

  • Odegarden, Jostein
    From Norway. Contests include the 1998 Night of Champions 18th; 2000 Ironman Pro 20th; 2000 Hungarian Pro 9th; 2002 Grand Prix Austria 8th; 2003 Maximus Italy Pro 10th; 2003 Grand Prix Hungary 14th;

  • Odom, Floyd
    1965 Jr. Mr Texas 1st;

  • Ojex, Bola
    Contests include the 2003 Grand Prix England 19th;

  • Oliva, Sergio
    Born July 14, 1941 in Cuba. One of 22 children born to Julia and Alfonso Oliva. Nicknamed the 'Myth'. Defected from Cuba in 1960, when he was at the Pan-American Games in Kingston, Jamaica. Initially lived in Florida, then moved to Chicago in 1961. Currently lives in Rogers Park (a subarb of Chicago). Sergio has a son named Sergio Jr, and a daughter named Julia. In 1986, in a domestic incident with his ex-wife Arlene, Sergio was shot in the abdomen and arm, and required surgery. Three weeks after the surgery, the doctors found a large cyst in his knee that required the removal and replacement of his kneecap. He was divorced in 1987, and got full custody of his kids. Sergio works for the Chicago Police Department since 1976. At one time, Sergio owned a Powerhouse Gym in Chicago.

    In January 1999, Sergio was inducted into the Joe Weider's Bodybuilding Hall of Fame.

    Contests include the 1963 Mr. Young Chicagoland 1st; 1964 Mr. Illinois 1st; 1984 Mr. Mid-States 1st; 1964 AAU Mr. America 7th; 1965 Mr. Chicagoland 1st; 1965 Jr. Mr. America 2nd; 1965 Mr. America 4th; 1966 Mr. World 1st; 1966 Jr. Mr. America 1st; 1966 Mr. America 2nd; 1966 Mr. Olympia 2nd ; 1967 Mr. Universe Tall 1st & Overall; 1967 Mr. Olympia 1st; 1968 Mr. Olympia 1st; 1969 Mr. Olympia 1st; 1971 Pro Mr. Universe tall 2nd; 1972 Mr. Olympia 2nd; 1972 WBBG Mr. Galaxy 1st; 1973 WBBG Mr. Galaxy 1st; 1973 Mr. International 1st; 1974 WBBG Mr. Azteca International 1st; 1975 WBBG Mr. Olympia International 1st; 1976 WBBG Mr. Olympus 1st, 1978 WBBG Mr. Olympus 1st; 1984 Mr. Olympia 8th; 1985 Mr. Olympia 8th;

  • Oliveira de Jesus, Miguel
    Contests include the 2001 World Amateur Championships HW 7th; 2003 Grand Prix England 15th; 2003 Grand Prix Holland 17th;

  • Otero, Eric
    1998 NPC Nationals MW 2nd;

  • Otroch, Sergei
    From the Ukraine. Contests include the 1991 European Amatuer BW 1st; 1991 World Amateur BW 3rd; 1993 World Amateur BW 3rd; 1994 World Amatuer BW 1st; 1995 Grand Prix Russia 9th; 1996 Grand Prix Russia 13th; 1996 Ironman Pro 15th; 1995 Night of Champions 16th; 1997 Night of Champions 16th; 2000 Night of Champions 18th;