It’s not just an instant win for Big Ramy. Before winning the Mr. Olympia title in 2020, he worked hard and participated in a number of different IFBB competitions including Mr. Olympia, Arnold’s Classic, etc.
Before we go on a deep look at Big Ramy’s professional background, here is a short Q&A of him so you can have an idea of what he is like as a person.
Get To Know Big Ramy!
Name: Mamdouh Mohammed Hassan Elssbiay (ممدوح السباعي)
Nickname: Big Ramy
Birthday: September 16, 1984
Height: 5″9 (175cm)
Contest Weight: 295 lb (134 kg)
Off season Weight: 310 lb (140 kg)
Hometown: Al-Sebea, Kafr El Sheikh, Egypt
Also, aside from all those, he has also been awarded the People’s Champ award which is an award voted on by the fans which debuted in 2018.
Big Ramy is the only bodybuilder who get to win both Mr. Olympia and People’s Champ Award.
Mr. O Champ 2020
The first Mr. Olympia was won by Larry Scott in 1965. Since then, there numerous amount of bodybuilders competing in the show but the total number of winners are not much as most of them won multiple times.
Big Ramy is the 16th bodybuilder who won the title following who’s predecessor is Brandon Curry.