Dennis James

2008mro_jamesDennis Tyron James was born in Heidelberg, Germany on 31 May 1966.

His first NPC (National Physique Committee) competition was the NPC Junior USA of 1996, where he placed 13th. In 1999 he competed in his first Night of Champions, where he tied 14th.

The following year, in 2000, he competed in his first Arnold Classic, placing 4th.

His first Mr. Olympia was in 2000 as well, where he placed 11th. He has competed in a total of seven Mr. Olympias, with his highest placing coming in 4th in 2003.

Dennis has been featured in many fitness and bodybuilding articles, including the cover of FLEX magazine. He currently lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dennis has said that the 2010 Mr. Olympia will be his last. He made a comeback at the 2012 Masters Olympia and placed third.

Bodybuilding titles
1993 NABBA Mr Universe, Medium-Tall, 4th
1994 NABBA Mr Universe, Medium-Tall, 2nd
1995 NABBA Mr Universe, Medium-Tall, 1st
1996 NABBA Universe – Pro, 2nd
1997 NPC Junior Nationals, Light-HeavyWeight, 6th
1997 NPC Nationals, HeavyWeight, 4th
1998 NPC USA Championships, Super-HeavyWeight, 1st and Overall
1999 Night of Champions, 15th
2000 Arnold Classic, 4th
2000 Grand Prix England, 3rd
2000 Grand Prix Hungary, 3rd
2000 Ironman Pro Invitational, 7th
2000 Mr. Olympia, 11th
2000 World Pro Championships, 4th
2001 Arnold Classic, 3rd[1]
2001 Grand Prix Australia, 2nd
2001 Grand Prix England, 3rd
2001 Grand Prix Hungary, 1st
2001 Mr. Olympia, 7th[1]
2002 Arnold Classic, 7th
2002 Grand Prix England, 2nd
2002 Grand Prix Holland, 4th
2002 Mr. Olympia, 10th
2002 Show of Strength Pro Championship, 5th
2003 Mr. Olympia, 4th
2003 Show of Strength Pro Championship, 4th
2004 Mr. Olympia, 8th
2005 Charlotte Pro Championships, 2nd
2005 Mr. Olympia, 6th
2006 New York Pro Championships, 3rd
2006 Mr. Olympia, 9th
2006 Grand Prix Austria, 4th
2007 New York Pro, 2nd
2007 Colorado Pro Championships, 8th
2008 IFBB Tampa Bay Pro, 2nd
2008 IFBB Europa Super Show, 2nd
2009 IFBB Arnold Classic, 7th
2009 IFBB New York Pro Show, 2nd
2009 IFBB Tampa Pro, 1st
2009 Europa Super Show, 1st
2009 Mr. Olympia, 14th
2010 Mr. Olympia, 11th
2012 Masters Mr. Olympia 3rd

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