Evolution of Bodybuilding

Looking Back: Flex Wheeler’s prep for the 1998 Mr. Olympia

Watch Flex Wheeler as he was getting ready for the 1998 Mr. Olympia just 11 days out.

This was the comeback of Flex after he skipped the 1997 Olympia due to an carjacking incident.

The reigning 6X Mr. Olympia winner Dorian Yates announced his retirement due to injuries leaving the title up for grabs.

Flex, Levrone, Nasser and Shawn Ray were all favorites to win the vacant title, but the winner would be Ronnie Coleman who would then go on to win the title for 8 consecutive times.

Flex went on to place second behind Ronnie Coleman.

Results
1 Ronnie Coleman
2 Flex Wheeler
3 Nasser El Sonbaty
4 Kevin Levrone
5 Shawn Ray
6 Chris Cormier
7 Lee Priest
8 Ernie Taylor
9 Mike Matarazzo
10 Jean Pierre Fux

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