Bodybuilding’s flagship competitors has formally launched.

The 2022 Olympia weekend formally started on Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. As the respective champions in all 11 divisions are sorted out over the weekend, the all-important preliminary callout reviews will set the desk for the potential respective victors. After the callouts and pre-judging portion of the competitors concludes, the Finals will start at 6:00 p.m. EST on Friday for six of the taking part divisions.

Fans can watch the motion unfold by buying a pay-per-view premium bundle for $69.99 on the Olympia web site — www.olympiaproductions.com.

More from Breaking Muscle:

As every of the callout reviews is finalized for each division, Breaking Muscle will replace this web page accordingly with the outcomes.

2022 Olympia Callout Reports

Fitness

Respective callouts for the Fitness Olympia portion of the competition started the day. With defending champion Whitney Jones withdrawing on the final minute, the division noticed further consideration with a brand new victor assured. The 2020 Fitness Olympia champion and 2021 runner-up Missy Truscott appeared poised to regain her title with the opening choice.

The callouts for the Fitness division have been primarily based on the athletes’ physique. That will comprise one-third of their total rating. Olympia commentator Bob Cicherillo famous that four-time Fitness Olympia winner Oksana Grishina withdrew on account of an damage that occurred throughout her competitors prep.

Whoever was first and final amongst the callouts can be frontrunners after the spherical concluded, making this portion notably necessary. Judges get a greater take a look at the athletes by shifting them round throughout callouts.

Here are the outcomes of the callouts for the 20 Fitness Olympia rivals:

Callout 1

  • Minna Pajulahti
  • Stephanie Jones
  • Tamara Vahn
  • Missy Truscott
  • Jaclyn Baker
  • Ariel Khadr
  • Michelle Fredua-Mensah
  • Allison Kramer

Callout 2

  • Anna Chism
  • Sarah Kovach
  • Aurika Tyrgale
  • Michaela Pavleova
  • Terra Plum

Callout 3

  • Danielle Chikeles
  • Danielle DaCosta
  • Andrea Glass
  • Abby Bolton
  • Corrine Elizabeth Bean
  • Alix Small

Callout 4

  • Jaclyn Baker
  • Missy Truscott

The leaders for the Fitness Olympia crown after pre-judging have been Truscott and Jaclyn Baker, who have been in contrast within the ultimate callout. They head into Friday’s Finals because the Fitness favorites.

More from Breaking Muscle:

212

The transition of defending champion Derek Lunsford to the Men’s Open division meant that the 212 class would additionally see a brand new winner topped. This portion of the competition featured 28 totally different athletes competing for the 212 title, equivalent to former victors Shaun Clarida (2020) and Kamal Elgargni (2019).

With formal introductions behind them, the biggest discipline within the 212 Olympia’s historical past needed to be evaluated by the judges. As normal, the primary and final callouts would get a pole place. Clarida was the one athlete who didn’t transfer from the primary callout.

Here are how the callouts shook out for the 212 division.

Callout 1

  • Kerrith Bajjo
  • Ahmad Ashkanani
  • Kamal Elgargni
  • Shaun Clarida
  • Angel Calderon Frias
  • Oleh Kryvyi
  • Keone Pearson

Callout 2

  • Naser Mohamed
  • Yunlong Ping
  • Bryan Balzano
  • Felipe Moraes
  • Dean White
  • Radoslav Angelov

Callout 3

  • Oswaldo Gonzalez
  • Mohamed El Azim
  • Lucas Silva Coelho
  • Peter Molnar
  • Dectric Lewis

Callout 4

  • Abdullah Alsaif
  • Anwar Al Balushi
  • Douglas Connor
  • Ahmed Fawzi
  • Eduardo Correa
  • Daniel Sticco
  • Romain Ramassamy

Callout 5 

  • Kerrith Bajjo
  • Oleh Kryvyi
  • Keone Pearson
  • Ahmad Ashkanani
  • Felipe Moraes

Callout 6

  • Shaun Clarida
  • Kamal Elgargni
  • Angel Calderon Frias

In the final callout, it was a three-way battle between two former champions in Clarida and Elgargni and Angel Calderon Frias. This trio will head into Friday’s Finals because the frontrunners.

More from Breaking Muscle:

Here is the schedule for the whole 2022 Olympia weekend. (All occasions are in Pacific Standard Time.)

Friday, Dec. 16, 2022

9:00 a.m. — Pre-Judging

  • Fitness Olympia
  • 212 Olympia
  • Figure Olympia
  • Women’s Physique Olympia
  • Ms. Olympia
  • Wellness Olympia

6:00 p.m. — Finals

  • 212 Olympia
  • Fitness Olympia
  • Figure Olympia
  • Women’s Physique Olympia
  • Ms. Olympia
  • Wellness Olympia

6:00 p.m. — Mr. Olympia Pre-Judging

Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022

9:00 a.m. — Pre-Judging

  • Classic Physique Olympia
  • Men’s Physique Olympia
  • Bikini Olympia
  • Wheelchair Olympia — Pre-Judging and Finals

7:00 p.m. — Finals

  • Mr. Olympia
  • Men’s Physique Olympia
  • Bikini Olympia
  • Classic Physique Olympia

Breaking Muscle will proceed to replace this web page accordingly because the callouts from each division on the 2022 Olympia are finalized.

Featured picture: @mrolympiallc on Instagram