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“He’ll Always Be Here With Me”- Arnold Schwarzenegger Gets Emotional As Long-Time Training Partner Passes Away

Published 05/05/2022, 12:43 PM EDT

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The world of bodybuilding awakens to the news of the sudden demise of Eddie Giuliani, a legendary bodybuilder. In the meantime, tributes have poured in for Giuliani as Arnold Schwarzenegger gave a heartwarming eulogy, for his friend. Giuliani was 87 when he passed away. Thus, Twitter has seen a lot of posts featuring tributes to the legendary bodybuilder.

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Giuliani enjoyed a great career, spanning four decades while competing in over 35 competitions. He started competing in 1951 and moved to Brooklyn to compete in events. Being a passionate bodybuilder, he was training six days a week for up to three hours a day. With all that in mind, Arnold Schwarzenegger shared a great relationship with the Giuliani and gave him a heart-warming tribute.


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Arnold Schwarzenegger shares a heartwarming tribute

Schwarzenegger himself is one of the best bodybuilders in the world. He mentioned how he was his training partner and shared inputs on bodybuilding. He also shared a picture of both of them standing together, a young photo, and an old photo. It was great to see the duo standing together in the photo.

“Eddie Giuliani was one of my favorite training partners – so knowledgeable about training and hilarious and kind. I loved watching him become a successful trainer and inspiring others. I’ll miss Eddie, but I’m so grateful he was part of my life and he’ll always be here with me.”


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Some of his workout routines were incredible. Giuliani had different workouts, dedicating 15-20 workouts to each part of his body. That was commendable.

Achievements of Eddie Giuliani

Here’s a list of his achievements.


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  • 1951 Mr. New York Metropolitan–AAU, Junior, 8th
  • 1953 Mr. New York Metropolitan–AAU, Junior, 2nd
  • 1958 Mr. New York City–AAU, Short, 2nd
  • 1958 Mr. New York Metropolitan–AAU, 1st
  • 1959 Mr. New York City–AAU, Short, 6th
  • 1961 Mr. Eastern America–AAU, Short, 2nd
  • 1964 Mr. East Coast–IFBB, Short, 5th
  • 1964 Mr. New York State–IFBB, 2nd
  • 1964 Mr. Northeastern States–IFBB, Short, 2nd
  • 1965 Junior Mr. America–IFBB, Short, 2nd
  • 1965 Mr. Northeastern States–IFBB, Short, 1st
  • 1965 Mr. Northeastern States–IFBB, Overall Winner
  • 1966 Mr. America–IFBB, Short, 3rd
  • 1966 Mr. East Coast–IFBB, Short, 2nd
  • 1967 Mr. America–IFBB, Short, 3rd
  • 1967 Pro Mr. America–WBBG, 6th
  • 1967 Junior Mr. America–IFBB, Short, 3rd
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  • 1968 Pro Mr. America–WBBG, 5th
  • 1968 Junior Mr. America–IFBB, Short, 1st
  • 1968 Mr. Western America–IFBB, 3rd
  • 1969 Pro Mr. America–WBBG, 5th
  • 1970 Mr. America–IFBB, Short, 3rd
  • 1970 Mr. Western America–IFBB, 4th
  • 1971 Mr. America–IFBB, Short, 3rd
  • 1971Mr. International–IFBB, Short, 3rd
  • 1974 Mr. America–IFBB, Short, 1st
  • 1974 Mr. Western America–IFBB, Short, 1st
  • 1974 Mr. Western America–IFBB, Overall Winner
  • 1975 Mr. America–IFBB, Short, 2nd
  • 1975 Mr. World–IFBB, Short, 1st
  • 1977 Mr. America–IFBB, LightWeight, 2nd
  • 1979 Canada Pro Cup–IFBB, Did not place
  • 1980 Grand Prix California–IFBB, 10th
  • 1981 Grand Prix California–IFBB, Did not place
  • 1982 Mr. Universe–NABBA, Short, 5th


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After such an illustrous and dedicated career, which would inspire generations to come. Giuliani would certainly live in the hearts of the people. May his soul rest in peace.



Jacob Gijy

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Jacob Gijy is a US Sports and NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Gijy finished his Post Graduation in Psychology and worked in a hospital for 2 years before his passion for sports compelled him to find his way to sports journalism. A fan of the great Tim Duncan, he is always ready to pick up a debate with anyone who does not offer the power forward, the respect he deserves.

Edited By: Deepakshi Chaudhary