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Lifetime Achievement Award at Arnold Classic

Dr. Robert Goldman, former holder of more than 20 world strength records, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from Arnold Schwarzenegger when the Arnold Sports Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary in March 2018.

Goldman, a sixth-degree Black Belt in Karate and Chinese weapons expert, has been recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records numerous times. Past feats of strength include 13,500 consecutive straight leg sit ups and 321 consecutive handstand pushups. Goldman has also been chairman of the International Federation of Body Building and Fitness (IFBB) and National Physique Committee (NPC) Medical Commissions for the past 30 years.

The Arnold Classic Lifetime Achievement Award has been presented annually since 2000 to an individual who has made notable contributions to the fitness industry and offered a lifetime of service to the enhancement of sports performance and promotion.

Arnold Classic Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees are:

2000:Joe Weider

2001:Reg Park

2002:Jim Lorimer

2003:Frank Zane

2004:Bill Pearl

2005:Jack LaLanne

2006:Lee Haney

2007:Cory Everson

2008:Ben Weider

2009:Franco Columbu

2010:Sylvester Stallone

2011:Lou Ferrigno

2012:Robert Kennedy

2013:Rich Gaspari

2014:John Balik

2015:Jim Manion

2016:Dr. Raphael Santonja

2017:Betty Weider

2018:Dr. Robert Goldman

The 2018 Arnold Sports Festival USA will be held from 1 to 4 March and will feature more than 18,000 athletes from 80 nations competing in more than 75 sports and events, including IFBB Pro League events in the Men’s Open Bodybuilding, Men’s 212, Men’s Classic Physique (new in 2018), Men’s Physique, Fitness, Figure, Bikini, Women’s Physique and Pro Wheelchair.

Visit www.arnoldsportsfestival.com for more information.

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