Victor Martinez Wins Arnold Classic Men's Bodybuilding Championship!

Victor Martinez won the Arnold Classic bodybuilding competition at the Arnold Sports Festival 2007. A check for $130,000 was presented... This latest press release shows the top six in addition to the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement award.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, February 2007
Victor Martinez Wins Arnold Classic Men's Bodybuilding at Arnold Sports Festival 2007!

COLUMBUS, OH - Victor Martinez, Washington Heights, New York won the Arnold Classic bodybuilding competition at the Arnold Sports Festival 2007. A check for $130,000 was presented by Gerard Dente from MHP, a trophy was presented by Tim Bently of GNC, an Audemars Piquet watch by Robert Ronen, a Tony Nowak jacket and congratulations from Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.


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Victor Martinez & Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
View More Pics Of The 2007 Arnold Classic Men's Finals Awards Here.

Arrow Posing Award Winner:

    Marcus Haley, Tampa, FL, won the Most Entertaining Posing Award and a $10,000 check presented by Rich Gaspari of Gaspari Nutrition, Jim Christianson of NetJets and Josef Kagerbauer of Joska Crystal. Victor Martinez was awarded the Most Muscular Man Award presented by Josef Kagerbauer of Joska Crystal.


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Marcus Haley.
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Arrow 2nd Place:

    Dexter Jackson of Jacksonville, Florida, won 2nd place. He received $65,000 presented by Brian Deeds of EAS and an Arnold Classic medallion presented by John Teng of Sunrider.


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Dexter Jackson.
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Arrow 3rd Place:

    Toney Freeman of Atlanta, Georgia, placed 3rd in this year's Arnold Classic and was awarded $45,000 presented by Sherry Goggins of Cytodyne and a medallion by Brandon Nelson from amino VITAL.


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Toney Freeman.
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Other major prizes awarded in the Arnold Classic were:

Arrow 4th-6th Place:

    4th place: Gustavo Badell, Las Vegas, NV, received $25,000 presented by Steve Blechman from Muscular Development and a medallion presented by Dan Upper of MuscleTech.


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Gustavo Badell.
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    5th place: Phil Heath, Denver, CO, received $12,000 presented by Jack Owoc of VPX/Redline and a medallion presented by Doug Andrewski of Twinlab.


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Phil Heath.
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    6th place: Silvio Samuel, Spain, received $6,000, presented by Jese Piedra Fizogen and a medallion by Vitamin Shoppe


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Silvio Samuel.
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    A total of 16 bodybuilders competed in the March 3 competition.

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Arrow Lifetime Achievement Award: Cory Everson

    The Arnold Schwarzenegger Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to six-time winner of the Ms. Olympia, Cory Everson by Governor Schwarzenegger. Everson helped to create a new standard for female muscle that inspired a generation.

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