Nasser El Sonbaty Passed Away

Former IFBB Pro Bodybuilder Nasser El Sonbaty was a contender in the 90s with other bodybuilding legends
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A top 5 finisher at the Mr Olympia for several year, IFBB Pro Nasser El Sonbaty passed away 20 March 2013.

Here's his bio from WikiPedia:

A graduate from the University of Augsburg in Germany, earning a university degree in history, political science and sociology; Nasser began bodybuilding in 1983. His first competition was a Junior State Championship in Germany in 1985, where he placed 6th. His first appearance in the Mr. Olympia competition was in 1994, where he placed 7th.

In total, Nasser competed in 13 amateur shows and 53 IFBB Pro shows. He qualified for 10 consecutive Mr. Olympia contests and entered nine Mr. Olympia competitions. His best placing in the Mr. Olympia competition was in 1997, where he placed 2nd. Nasser was also known for being the bodybuilder who poses at guest posings and bodybuilds wearing spectacles, for having the ability to speak several languages, as well as being able to weigh over 300 pounds in the offseason and still show his full abdominal muscles. Nasser is often referred to as the "Uncrowned Mr. Olympia," and "Huge Nasser". He has been featured in many international fitness and bodybuilding magazines articles as well as being pictured on over 60 covers, including FLEX magazine.

Here's Nasser's competitive history:

    1990 Grand Prix Finland, 8th
    1990 Grand Prix France, 7th
    1990 Grand Prix Holland, 8th
    1991 Night of Champions, Did not place
    1992 Chicago Pro Invitational, 19th
    1992 Night of Champions, Did not place
    1993 Grand Prix France, 3rd
    1993 Grand Prix Germany, 3rd
    1994 Grand Prix France, 4th
    1994 Grand Prix Germany, 4th
    1994 Night of Champions, 2nd
    1994 Mr. Olympia, 7th
    1995 Grand Prix England, 4th
    1995 Grand Prix France, 3rd
    1995 Grand Prix Germany, 3rd
    1995 Grand Prix Russia, 3rd
    1995 Grand Prix Spain, 3rd
    1995 Grand Prix Ukraine, 2nd
    1995 Houston Pro Invitational, 1st
    1995 Night of Champions, 1st
    1995 Mr. Olympia, 3rd
    1996 Grand Prix Czech Republic, 1st
    1996 Grand Prix England, 2nd
    1996 Grand Prix Germany, 2nd
    1996 Grand Prix Russia, Winner
    1996 Grand Prix Spain, 3rd
    1996 Grand Prix Switzerland, 1st
    1996 Mr. Olympia, 3rd
    1997 Arnold Classic, 2nd
    1997 Grand Prix Czech Republic, 3rd
    1997 Grand Prix England, 3rd
    1997 Grand Prix Finland, 4th
    1997 Grand Prix Germany, 2nd
    1997 Grand Prix Hungary, 2nd
    1997 Grand Prix Russia, 3rd
    1997 Grand Prix Spain, 2nd
    1997 Mr. Olympia, 2nd
    1997 San Jose Pro Invitational, 2nd
    1998 Arnold Classic, 2nd
    1998 Grand Prix Finland, 3rd
    1998 Grand Prix Germany, 3rd
    1998 Mr. Olympia, 3rd
    1999 Arnold Classic, 1st
    1999 Grand Prix England, 6th
    1999 Mr. Olympia, 6th
    1999 World Pro Championships, 6th
    2000 Mr. Olympia, 5th
    2001 Mr. Olympia, 9th
    2002 Arnold Classic, 10th
    2002 Mr. Olympia, 15th
    2004 Night of Champions, 15th
    2004 Show of Strength Pro Championship, 14th
    2005 Europa Supershow, 14th
 

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