1981 Mr. Olympia - Winner Franco Columbu
1981 Mr. Olympia - Winner Franco Columbu
In 1981, powerful Franco Columbu claimed his first and only Olympia championship, beating out possibly the strongest field in the history of the competition. For his victory, Franco took home $25,000.

 

1981 Mr. Olympia Results
Placing Competitor Prize
 1  Franco Columbu  $25,000
 2  Chris Dickerson  
 3  Tom Platz  
 4  Roy Callender  
 5  Danny Padilla  
 6  Jusup Wilkosz  
 7  Dennis Tinerino  
 8  Jonny Fuller  
 9  Samir Bannout  
 10  Roger Walker  
 11  Hubert Metz  
 12  Carlos Rodriguez  
 13  Ed Corney  
 14  Steve Davis  
 15  Mike Katz  
 16  Ken Waller  
 17  Jorma Raty