1976 Mr. Olympia - Winner Franco Columbu
1976 Mr. Olympia - Winner Franco Columbu
In 1976, the reign of Arnold Schwarzenegger came to an end and Franco Columbu took home the crown. He did so by beating the over-200lb competition of Ken Waller. The total prize money for the contest was an all-time high of $5,000.

 

1976 Mr. Olympia Results
Placing Competitor Prize
 Over 200lbs    
 1  Ken Waller  
 2  Mike Katz  
 Under 200lbs    
 1  Franco Columbu  
 2  Frank Zane  
 3  Ed Corney  
 4  Bill Grant  
 5  Boyer Coe  
 Overall    
 1  Franco Columbu