Angelica Teixeira, a native of Brasil who now lives in Bergenfield New Jersey, prevailed in a hard-fought battle for the prestigious prize.

Teixeira, who won her sixth contest overall and fifth in a row, received congratulations from Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, $7,000, a Tony Nowak Official Champions Jacket and the champion’s trophy from Catherine Colle Midway Labs USA and Eric Hillman of Optimum Nutrition.

Teixeira won her sixth contest overall and fifth in a row.

Teixeira won her sixth contest overall and fifth in a row.

The remainder of the Bikini International top six:

  • 2nd place: Janet Layug of Lakeland, Fla., received $3,000 and a trophy from ROGUE Fitness and Blackstone Labs.
  • 3rd place: Casey Samsel of Antioch, Tenn., received $2,000 and a trophy from Optimum Nutrition and Jan Tana.
  • 4th place: Romina Basauldo of Argentina, received $1,000 and a trophy from Animal and the Columbus Dispatch.
  • 5th place:  Jennifer Ronzitti of Glen Burnie, Md., received $1,000 and a trophy from Rivalus and VPX.
  • 6th place:  Breena Martinez of Walnut Creek, Calif. received $1,000 and a trophy from Bodybuilding.com and LYFT.
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For more information, including schedules, locations and hours, visit www.arnoldsportsfestival.com.

Photos courtesy Arnold Sports Festival (Dave Emery).

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