By winning the people’s choice award, Choopan dethroned 2018 winner Roelly Winklaar in the 55th Mr. Olympia competition, a weekend-long bodybuilding contest.
Brandon Curry won the overall title and became the new Mr. Olympia. William Bonac also won the second title. The fourth and fifth places also went to Dexter Jackson and Roelly Winklaar.
In his first ever Olympia 2019 posing routine, Choopan started out impressively in the Men’s Open during the Friday night’s prejudging, where he surprised the judges and spectators by standing among the top 4.