Competitors participated in the Muscle Beach Vintage Swimsuit competition at Venice Beach in California earlier this week.

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Muscle Beach Swimsuit competitors post at Venice Beach. Pic/ AFP

The competition is judged across various categories such as men's masters, women's physique, bikini and vintage swimsuit.

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Swimsuit competitors strike a pose. Pic/ AFP

Actor Arnold Schwarzeneger used to be a regular among the many famous bodybuilders and actors, who have participated in this event.

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The winner of the Muscle Beach Vintage Swimsuit competition Justine Koo (L) stands with the winner from the inauguaral 1948 competition Sara Clark. Pic/ AFP

Famous wrestler Hulk Hogan has also been featured in an episode of 'Baywatch' shot here.