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Libya’s Kamal Elgargni wins 2019 212 Bodybuilding Olympia

Hailing from Libya, Kamal Elgargni, 46, won the 212 Bodybuilding Olympia division during the 2019 Mr. Olympia competition in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States on September 14, 2019. He bested 18 other contestants.

Born in Tripoli, Libya in 1973, Elgargni had Qatari nationality in 2005. In 2011, he won a gold medal at the Arab Games in the 85-90kg but the medal was stripped because he tested positive to banned substances.

In 2018, Elgargni won the 2018 Arnold Classic 212. Here is the complete list of 2019 212 Bodybuilding Olympia results:

RANK

QUALIFIER COUNTRY FINAL SCORE

PRIZE MONEY

1 Kamal Elgargni Libya 14 $50,000
2 Derek Lunsford United States 20 $20,000
3 Shaun Clarida United States 26 $10,000
4 John Jewett United States 49 $6,000
5 Ahmad Ashkanani Kuwait 50 $4,000
6 Sami Al Haddad Bahrain 54
7 Eduardo Correa Da Silva Brazil 66
8 Hidetada Yamagishi Japan 80
9 Aaron Polites Australia 90
10 Angel Calderon Frias Spain 100
11 David Henry United States
12 Zane Watson Canada
13 Oleh Kryvyi Ukraine
14 Fahad Zaid Hazzizi Saudi Arabia
15 Tomas Tabiciar Slovakia
16 Noel Adame United States
16 Kokeny Bela Hungary
16 Steve Benthin Germany
16 Lloyd Dollar United States

 

 

Elgargni is currently based in Northampton, Northamtonshire, England. Here is the Libyan bodybuilder weeks before the 2019 Mr. Olympia:

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2 weeks out from the Olympia

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