Bodybuilding Legend Jusup Wilkosz Passes Away at 71 Years Old

Yet one other bodybuilding legend has misplaced their life lately. The nice Jusup Wilkosz has died at the age of 71 years previous.

Wilkosz had completed many issues contained in the world of bodybuilding. He competed from the mid 70’s the to the late 80’s, at the highest ranges of the game. In addition to being a two time winner of the Mr. Universe, the German additionally scored as excessive as third place within the Olympia.

However, based on a Facebook message from the household of Jusup Wilkosz, he handed away on November  19th. Although the reason for loss of life is unknown at this time, that is devastating information. He was a shut buddy of Arnold Schwarzenegger, who additionally misplaced one other buddy lately, in Franco Columbu.

This was their message:


“Dear pals,

Today, Barbara, jusup’s sister, and Arlette & Jochen, write you good pals of jusup. Together we assist jusup’s Facebook web page.

With nice unhappiness, now we have to tell you that jusup has gone from us immediately. We will all the time bear in mind his empathic essence, his loving variety and his massive coronary heart.

Jusup lives in all our hearts.

Barbara with household
Arlette & Jochen”

The information of this tragedy is rocking the bodybuilding neighborhood arduous. Despite the truth that Wilkosz formally retired from competitors in 1994, his affect was felt all through the game. Moreover, it’s thought that regardless of the success he did have, damage pressured his retirement earlier than he had reached his bodily prime. Nevertheless, these have been a few of his finest accomplishments:

  • 1979 German Bodybuilding Championships – 1st
  • 1979 World Amateur Championships. – 1st
  • 1979 Mr. Universe – 1st
  • 1980 IFBB Pro Mr. Universe – 1st
  • 1981 Mr. Olympia – sixth
  • 1982 Mr. Olympia – 10th
  • 1983 Mr. Olympia – sixth
  • 1983 Grand Prix Switzerland – 4th
  • 1983 Grand Prix Sweden. – third
  • 1983 Grand Prix World – third
  • 1984 Mr. Olympia – third
  • 1986 Mr. Olympia – 12th


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *