There might be seven IFBB Professional League exhibits happening around the globe on the weekend of June 3-4, 2023, however just one will embrace the Health division. The 2023 Adela Garcia Traditional Professional present is a Health solely contest, and it’ll happen in Austin, TX, on Saturday, June 3, 2023.
The competition is known as after promoter and eight-time Ms. Fitness Olympia Adela Garcia. 9 athletes are entered on this present, eight Individuals and one from Russia. The winner of this present will qualify for the 2023 Fitness Olympia on Nov. 2-5 in Orlando, FL. The roster is under, with names in alphabetical order:
2023 Adela Garcia Traditional Professional Health Present Roster — Health Division
- Ellie Ambs (USA)
- Savahannah Byczek (USA)
- Ashley Downes (USA)
- Leila Hughel-Deeds (USA)
- Marlaina Shrives (USA)
- Amanda Sink (USA)
- Amber Steffen (USA)
- Darrian Tissenbaum (USA)
- Aurika Tyrgale (Russia)
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Athletes to Watch
Under are athletes anticipated to attain nicely on the judges’ scorecards:
Tyrgale would be the solely non-American within the lineup, however may be thought of the favourite going into the competition. She is a two-time Tampa Professional winner and has six wins total in her nine-year professional profession.
Tyrgale has been on the Olympia stage 4 instances. Her greatest end was seventh in 2020. She was exterior of the highest 15 within the 2022 Olympia in Las Vegas, NV. Successful this present can be a strong rebound for her, offering the Olympia qualification with 5 months of prep.
A number of athletes within the subject are newer rivals, however they’ve proven potential for fulfillment. Considered one of them is Savannah Byczek, who turned professional in 2021 and competed twice in 2022. She positioned sixth within the 2022 Tampa Pro and fourth on the 2022 Ben Weider Pure Professional present. This might be her first contest of the 2023 season.
Downes received her professional card by profitable the 2021 NPC Junior Nationwide Championships. She put that professional card to make use of on the 2021 Ben Weider Pure Professional, scoring silver behind winner Terra Plum.
Downes then took the whole 2022 season off, and this might be her first present of 2023. We’ll see what enhancements she made to her physique and efficiency throughout that point away from the state.
Going into this competitors, there are solely three athletes certified for the Health Olympia, and not one of the athletes on this roster are amongst them. So, the winner of the present will add her identify to this record.
One other identify eligible to compete within the Olympia is three-time Health Olympia winner Whitney Jones. She missed the 2022 contest on account of well being points and has but to announce if she plans to compete in 2023 on the time of this text’s publication.
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