Whitney Jones of Gilbert, Ariz., who has overcome a serious back injury in the past year, earned the biggest win of her career when she won the Fitness International for the first time. Jones received the champion’s trophy from Arnold, a $25,000 check, a Tony Nowak Official Champions Jacket and congratulations from Catherine Colle of Midway Labs USA and Darin Sliker of Animal.

The remainder of the Fitness International top six:

  • 2nd place: Kate Errington of England received $13,000 and a trophy from VPX and Europa Sports.
  • 3rd place: Bethany Wagner of Somerset, N.J., received $8,000 and a trophy from Body Fortress and Pure Protein.
  • 4th place: Regiane Da Silva of Germany received $5,000 and a trophy from Musclegen Research and Jan Tana.
  • 5th place: Ariel Khadr of Miami, Fla., received $3,000 and a trophy from Monster Energy and EAS.
  • 6th place: Derina Wilson of Islip Terrace, N.Y., received $2,000 and a trophy from MuscleEgg and the Columbus Dispatch.

England’s Kamal Elgargni Wins Arnold Classic 212 In Columbus Debut

Kamal Elgargni, a Libya native now living in England, made a big splash in his first appearance in Columbus when he won the Arnold Classic 212. Elgargni received the champion’s trophy from Arnold Schwarzenegger and $22,000, a Tony Nowak Official Champions Jacket and congratulations from Catherine Colle of Midway Labs USA and Jan Tana of Jan Tana.

Arnold presenting trophy

The remainder of the Arnold Classic 212 top six:

  • 2nd place: Charles Dixon of Greenville, S.C., received $10,000 and a medal from Animal and MuscleEgg.
  • 3rd place: Samir Troudi of Dubai received $6,000 and a medal from the Columbus Dispatch and Body Fortress.
  • 4th place: David Henry of South Hadley, Mass., received $4,000 and a medal from MET-Rx and VPX.
  • 5th place: Jose Raymond of Peabody, Mass., received $2,000 and a medal from Europa Sports and Musclegen Research.
  • 6th place: Gaetano Cisternino Jr., of Branchburg, N.J., received $1,000 and a medal from PROSUPPS and Monster Energy.

Candice Lewis-Carter Repeats As Figure International Champ

In a repeat of 2017, Candice Lewis-Carter of Katy, Texas won the Figure International by besting second-place Cydney Gillon of Douglasville, Ga. Lewis-Carter received the champion’s trophy from Arnold Schwarzenegger and $16,000, a Tony Nowak Official Champions Jackets and congratulations from Catherine Colle of Midway Labs USA and Eric Hillman of Europa Sports.

Candace Lewis-Carter wins again!

The remainder of the Figure International top six:

  • 2nd place: Cydney Gillon of Douglasville, Ga., received $10,000 and a trophy from PROSUPPS and MET-Rx.
  • 3rd place:  Heather Dees of Lehi, Utah received $8,000 and trophy from Animal and Jan Tana.
  • 4th place: Michele Silva of Brasil received $5,000 and a trophy from EAS and Grunt Style.
  • 5th place: Bojana Vasiljevic of Palm Desert, Calif., received $3,000 and a trophy from the Columbus Dispatch and Iso-Sport.
  • 6th place: Maria Luisa Baeza Diaz of Melrose, Mass., received $2,000 and a trophy from VPX and Pure Protein.

Shanique Grant Wins Women’s Physique International Crown

Shanique Grant of Chicago, Ill., received the champion’s trophy from Arnold Schwarzenegger and $5,000, a Tony Nowak Official Champions Jackets and congratulations from Catherine Colle of Midway Labs USA and Eric Hillman of Europa Sports.

Shanique Grant Wins Women's Physique!

The remainder of the Women’s Physique International top six:

  • 2nd place: Natalia Coelho received $2,000 and a trophy from Jan Tana and Iso-Sport.
  • 3rd place: Margita Zamolova received $1,500 and trophy from Animal and MET-RX.
  • 4th place: Michaela Aycock received $1,000 and a trophy from the Columbus Dispatch and PROSUPPS.
  • 5th place: Kira Neuman received $1,000 and a trophy from VPX and Grunt Style.
  • 6th place: Priscila Cavilha received $500 and a trophy from Body Fortress and EAS.

California’s Breon Ansley Wins Inaugural Arnold Classic Physique

Breon Ansley of Rowland Heights, Calif., made history when he won the inaugural Arnold Classic Physique title. Ansley received the champion’s trophy from Arnold Schwarzenegger and $5,000, a Tony Nowak Official Champions Jackets and congratulations from Catherine Colle of Midway Labs USA and Darin Sliker of Animal.

Breon Ansley speaks with Arnold

The remainder of the Arnold Classic Physique top six:

  • 2nd place: Arash Rahbar received $2,000 and a trophy from Monster Energy and Europa Sports.
  • 3rd place: Courage Opara received $1,500 and trophy Jan Tana and VPX.
  • 4th place: Danny Hester received $1,000 and a trophy from Grunt Style and Iso-Sport.
  • 5th place: Kevin Ford received $1,000 and a trophy from the Columbus Dispatch and MuscleEgg.
  • 6th place: Dani Younan received $500 and a trophy from Musclegen Research and Pure Protein.

For more information, including schedules, locations and hours, visit www.arnoldsportsfestival.com.

Photos courtesy Arnold Sports Festival (Dave Emery).

Scorecards

2018 Women's Physique International

 

2018 Fitness International Scorecard

 

2018 Figure International Scorecard
2018 Arnold Classic 212 Scorecard
2018 Arnold Classic Men's Physique Scorecard, Part 1
2018 Arnold Classic Men's Physique Scorecard, Part 2

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