The third day of the 2016 Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio, kept with the theme of the first two days with more strong performances from the competitors. History was made as well, although not the conventional kind, per RX Muscle:
Kai Greene was the big winner of the day, taking home the Arnold Classic title, per RX Muscle:
However, ESPN.com's Darren Rovell gave him another award:
Hair Of The Day: Bodybuilder Kai Greene at the Arnold Classic pic.twitter.com/gX5qsrCBeT— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) March 5, 2016
Following his big win, Greene went to the crowd and addressed his fans, per RX Muscle:
The event's creator, Arnold Schwarzenegger, made sure he captured the moment when Greene was on stage, via professional wrestler Triple H:
Saturday also brought two more competitions, including the Men's Physique. Brandon Hendrickson walked away with the crown.
Here's a shot of Hendrickson after his victory, per Muscle Insider:
The women were on stage as well, as India Paulino left as the winner in the Bikini International.
Muscle Insider shared a shot of Paulino on stage during the event:
After her first victory since 2013, FitnessRx for Women congratulated the former police officer:
Congratulations to India Paulino IFBB Pro on winning the Arnold Sports Festival bikini title for the 2nd time! https://t.co/b1AK3YzODO— FitnessRx for Women! (@FitnessRXWomen) March 6, 2016
It was a packed house in Columbus, and everyone from the crowd to the competitors enjoyed the event, per RX Muscle:
It's PANDEMONIUM at the Arnold!— RX Muscle (@RXMuscledotcom) March 6, 2016
The bodybuilders make their rounds in the crowd.
The crowd is absolutely LOVING it pic.twitter.com/qAEMYHpIUp
The 68-year-old Schwarzenegger, who is a four-time Mr. Universe and seven-time Mr. Olympia champion, knows how to put on a show.
His event didn't disappoint Saturday as some of the world's most sculpted bodies showed that hard work and perseverance pay off.