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“I Think I Went Into Shock”: Dorian Yates Reflects on Winning the 1997 Mr. Olympia With a Torn Triceps

Bodybuilder Dorian Yates won six Mr. Olympia titles throughout the 1990s and, in part, ushered in the “mass monster” era that still influences the sport today. “The Shadow,” as Yates was known for his reclusive nature as a competitor, kept his cards close to his chest — including when he took to the stage in 1997 with most…