Hailing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, Raymont Edmonds, 33, won the Men’s Physique Olympia during the 2019 Mr. Olympia competition in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States on September 14, 2019. He bested 23 other contestants.
Born on July 1, 1985, Edmonds attended Taylor Allderdice High School in Pittsburgh from 1999 to 2003. Aside from bodybuilding, he is also into weightlifting and he plays bowling, darts, golf and handball.
In 2015, Edmonds won first place in Class F and overall in the National Physique Committee National Championships. In 2017, he won the Pittsburgh Pro, which qualified him for the Mr. Olympia.
In 2017 Olympia Men’s Physique, Edmonds placed fourth. He was second in the same division in 2018.
Edmonds also won Charlotte Europa Champion 2017 and New York Pro 2018. Here is the complete list of 2019 Men’s Physique Olympia results:
|1||Raymont Edmonds||United States||5||$35,000|
|2||Andre Ferguson||United States||11||$12,000|
|3||Kyron Holden||United States||14||$8,000|
|4||Brandon Hendrickson||United States||17||$4000|
|5||Ryan Terry||United Kingdom||26||$2000|
|7||Anthony Gilkes||United States||34|
|8||Xavisus Gayden||United States||42|
|9||George Brown||United States||43|
|10||Ondrej Kmostak||Czech Republic||50|
|11||Joseph Lee||United States||55|
|12||Yasser Fernando Chala Blandon||Colombia||60|
|13||Akeem Scott||United States||64|
|14||Carl Presendieu||United States||70|
|15||Anthony Woods||United States||77|
|16||Dean Balabis||United States||79|
|16||Ahmed Abdul Jalil||Egypt||80|
|16||Corey Morris||United States||80|
|16||Arya Saffaie||United States||80|
|16||Suruqah Shabazz||United States||80|
Here is a clip featuring the Pittsburgh native:
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