1982 Mr. Olympia Chris Dickerson suffers major heart attack

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1982 Olympia Chris Dickerson

1982 Mr. Olympia Chris Dickerson suffers major heart attack.

When we thought it was all doom and gloom with the coronavirus, more devastating news has shocked the bodybuilding world.

Evolutionofbodybuilding.net has been informed by bodybuilding historian Si Sweeney, that 1982 Mr. Olympia and NABBA Mr. Universe Chris Dickerson who is 80 years old has suffered a major heart attack.

This website was also informed that Dickerson broke his hip earlier last week.

Bill Pearl, a long time friend and training partner of Chris has also confirmed the news.




While in hospital, he suffered a major heart attack that landed him in intensive care.

Our prayers go out to Chris for a speedy recovery in this difficult time.

Contest History

    • 1966 Mr North America – AAU, 2nd
    • 1966 Mr New York State – AAU, Overall Winner
    • 1966 Mr Eastern America – AAU, Overall Winner
    • 1966 Mr Atlantic Coast – AAU, Overall Winner
    • 1966 Junior Mr USA – AAU, Most Muscular, 1st
    • 1966 Junior Mr USA – AAU, Winner
    • 1967 Mr California – AAU, Winner
    • 1967 Mr America – AAU, Most Muscular, 4th
    • 1967 Mr America – AAU, 6th
    • 1967 Junior Mr America – AAU, Most Muscular, 5th
    • 1967 Junior Mr America – AAU, 4th
    • 1968 Mr USA – AAU, Most Muscular, 2nd
    • 1968 Mr USA – AAU, Winner
    • 1968 Mr America – AAU, Most Muscular, 3rd
    • 1968 Mr America – AAU, 3rd
    • 1968 Junior Mr America – AAU, 3rd
    • 1969 Mr America – AAU, 2nd
    • 1969 Junior Mr America – AAU, 2nd
    • 1970 Universe – NABBA, Short, 1st
    • 1970 Mr America – AAU, Most Muscular, 1st
    • 1970 Mr America – AAU, Winner
    • 1970 Junior Mr America – AAU, Most Muscular, 1st
    • 1970 Junior Mr America – AAU, Winner
    • 1971 Universe – NABBA, Short, 1st
    • 1973 Universe – NABBA, Short, 1st
    • 1973 Universe – NABBA, Overall Winner
    • 1973 Pro Mr America – WBBG, Winner
    • 1974 Universe – Pro – NABBA, Short, 1st
    • 1974 Universe – Pro – NABBA, Overall Winner
    • 1975 World Championships – WBBG, 2nd
    • 1975 Universe – Pro – PBBA, 2nd
    • 1976 Universe – Pro – NABBA, Short, 2nd
    • 1976 Universe – Pro – NABBA, 3rd
    • 1976 Olympus – WBBG, 4th
    • 1979 Mr. Olympia – IFBB, Lightweight, 4th
    • 1979 Grand Prix Vancouver – IFBB, 2nd
    • 1979 Canada Pro Cup – IFBB, Winner
    • 1979 Canada Diamond Pro Cup – IFBB, 2nd
    • 1980 Pittsburgh Pro Invitational – IFBB, 2nd
    • 1980 Mr. Olympia – IFBB, 2nd
    • 1980 Night of Champions – IFBB, Winner
    • 1980 Grand Prix New York – IFBB, Winner
    • 1980 Grand Prix Miami – IFBB, Winner
    • 1980 Grand Prix Louisiana – IFBB, 2nd
    • 1980 Grand Prix California – IFBB, Winner
    • 1980 Florida Pro Invitational – IFBB, Winner
    • 1980 Canada Pro Cup – IFBB, Winner
    • 1981 Professional World Cup – IFBB, 2nd
    • 1981 Mr. Olympia – IFBB, 2nd
    • 1981 Night of Champions – IFBB, Winner
    • 1981 Grand Prix World Cup – IFBB, 2nd
    • 1981 Grand Prix Washington – IFBB, Winner
    • 1981 Grand Prix New York – IFBB, Winner
    • 1981 Grand Prix New England – IFBB, 2nd
    • 1981 Grand Prix Louisiana – IFBB, Winner
    • 1981 Grand Prix California – IFBB, Winner
    • 1982 Mr. Olympia – IFBB, Winner
    • 1984 Mr. Olympia – IFBB, 11th
    • 1990 Arnold Classic – IFBB, 8th
    • 1994 Masters Olympia – IFBB, Overall, 4th

 

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