Iqbal Sayed becomes first Indian to win a medal at Mr Olympia
Published: December 12, 2016
Mumbai-based Civil Engineer Iqbal Sayed has become the first Indian to win a medal at the Mr Olympia amateur event held in Hong Kong. He has won a silver medal in the event beating participants from 20 countries to finish second in the Olympia Amateur Asia 2016’s Classic Bodybuilding category. He accomplished this feat in his very first competition. With this feat, Iqbal Sayed has become the second best classic bodybuilder in Asia. ‘Mr. Olympia’ is the title given to the winner of the professional men’s bodybuilding contest at Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend. This international event is annually conducted by the International Federation of BodyBuilding & Fitness (IFBB).