At simply 30 years outdated, Hassan Mostafa might need one of the best days of his bodybuilding profession forward of him. After successful the 2022 Puerto Rico and Orlando Pro earlier this yr, the Men’s Open athlete earned his second-ever qualification to the upcoming Mr. Olympia contest, going down this December. Roughly 4 months earlier than Mostafa steps onto the Las Vegas stage for the second time, a latest coaching replace reveals the Egyptian competitor is making ready nicely for his debut. 

On August 22, 2022, Mostafa shared Instagram footage of himself flexing his muscle tissues and exhibiting off completely different ripped facets of his present physique. Without a caption, what Mostafa’s physique weight is within the clip is unclear. All that’s evident is that his arms, legs, again, and chest look spectacular as he shows them one after the other. His lower-body vascularity can be very obvious. 

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According to NPC News Online, Mostafa started his International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) Pro League profession in early 2019. Since then, the athlete has steadily tried to stand up the Men’s Open Division ranks.

Mostafa’s first Pro League contest noticed the athlete earn a third-place end result on the 2019 Indy Pro. He adopted that with a fifth-place end on the 2019 Tampa Pro. Eventually, after stringing collectively a couple of stable performances over time, Mostafa made his first Mr. Olympia look through the 2021 version. He completed in thirteenth place. 

The yr 2022 has been the best for Mostafa up to now, because the Puerto Rico and Orlando Pro competitions had been the primary wins of his profession. Here’s a rundown of Mostafa’s Pro League resume:

Hassan Mostafa | IFBB Pro League Career Results 

  • 2019 Indy Pro — Third place
  • 2019 Tampa Pro — Fifth place
  • 2020-2021 New York Pro — Fourth place (2020), Third place (2021)
  • 2021 California Pro — Third place
  • 2021-2022 Puerto Rico Pro — Third place (2021) | First place (2022); First profession victory
  • 2021 Chicago Pro — Sixth place
  • 2021 Texas Pro — Fifth place
  • 2021 Arnold Classic — Ninth place
  • 2021 Mr. Olympia — thirteenth place
  • 2022 Orlando Pro — First place

Note: Mostafa has solely ever competed within the Men’s Open division as an IFBB Pro League member.

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Mostafa’s Challenge

To push as a darkish horse in December’s Olympia, Mostafa must overcome a bunch of worthy Men’s Open athletes. Among the extra notable names, there’s the son of a bodybuilding legend in Hunter Labrada, one of many sport’s greater rising stars in Nick Walker, former Olympia champion Brandon Curry (2019), and final however not least — two-time defending champ (2020-2021) Mamdouh “Big Ramy” Elssbiay. Plus, within the occasion he earns his IFBB Pro Card in time, there’s additionally promising newcomer Michal Križánek. 

It’s a tall order for any athlete, not to mention an elite bodybuilder like Mostafa. Yet, something is perhaps attainable if he can carry the momentum of a powerful 2022 into the Olympia. The 2022 Mr. Olympia will happen on December 16-18 in Las Vegas, NV. 

Featured picture: @hassan_mostafa92 on Instagram