1997 Mr. Olympia Pictures

All photos were taken September 19 & 20th
at the Terrace Theater, Long Beach, California, by Ron Avidan.

Program Book
The offical 1997 Mr. & Master's Olympia Program Book

American Body Building Booth
American Body Building is proud to be a sponsor of the Mr. Olympia

Dana Carvey
The Olympia's surprise guest host for the evening

Master's Olympia
Three of the top Master's Olympia competitors

Mr. Olympia Prejudging
Our first glimpse at the Mr. Olympia competitors

Mr. Olympia Individual Posing
Some of the Mr. Olympia's competitors during the individual posing round

The Final Round
The Top Ten Competitors / The Top Six Competitors

Final Posedown!
Pictures from the posedown which will decide the winner!

And The Winner Is...
Nasser & Dorian side by side as the winner is announced!

Dorian Yates
Nicknamed the Shadow. Six-Time Olympia winner!

Flex Wheeler
Flex with his hand bandaged up during the Olympia Expo
Flex on stage explains why he withdrew