The finale aired on Monday 27 April, in a two-hour special at 8:30pm on Channel Ten. The last episode before this was a normal half-hour episode at 7:00pm on the same day.
Bob Herdsman was crowned the 2009 Biggest Loser, having lost 87.6 kg, or 52.21% of his body weight, winning him the $200,000 grand prize. His results were a record for most kilos and highest body percentage lost in the show's history. He is also the oldest contestant to win the show in any version of The Biggest Loser.
Tiffany finished in second place and won $30,000, Sharif finished in third place and won $20,000, and Sammy finished in fourth place and won $10,000.
Of the 16 eliminated contestants, Sean lost the most weight, having lost 47.7 kg or 36% of his body weight. For this feat, he was awarded $30,000.
The winners of the second-chance contest (10 couples that auditioned for the show but didn't make it in, who trained on the outside and participated in The Biggest Loser Club) were also announced: they were friends Ben and Katie, who had lost a combined total of 78.5 kg, which was the highest percentage out of the 10 second-chance couples, and so they won $10,000.
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