Created in 1989 from the partnership of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jim Lorimer as a professional bodybuilding event. Over the past 30 years, it has become an absolute success in the USA and since 2011 its borders have been wide spreading. It has successfully completed the first edition outside the United States, in Spain, and in 2013, elected Brazil to host the Latin American edition, expanding even more businesses opportunities and the sport’s enhancement.
- Created as Arnold Sports Festival in 1989 in Columbus, Ohio.
- In 2011 arrives in Madrid, Spain.
- Arnold Classic Brazil has its first edition, in Rio de Janeiro, in April 2013.
- In 2015 it arrives in Melbourne, Australia, and in 2016, in Johannesburg, South Africa.