The Classic Physique contest on the 2023 Arnold Sports activities Competition topped a brand new champion on March 3, 2023. After two intense rounds of posing for the judges who stored a watchful eye, the runner-up on the 2022 Olympia, Ramon Rocha Querioz, stays Chris Bumstead‘s number-one contender.
Querioz scored his first Arnold Basic title in Columbus, OH, besting the opposite six elite opponents within the division contending towards him. It’s Querioz’s first main professional present victory of his younger profession. Under are the total outcomes:
2023 Arnold Basic Outcomes — Basic Physique
- Ramon Rocha Querioz
- Urs Kalecinski
- Alex Cambronero
- Mike Sommerfeld
- Braveness Opara
- Junior Javorski
- Jason Brown
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A brand new champion was a certainty getting into the competition as two-time winner Terrence Ruffin didn’t try a title protection in 2023. Querioz met the expectations set for him after his exhibiting towards Bumstead in Las Vegas, NV, on the 2022 Olympia in December 2022. He and Kalecinski had been within the ultimate callout side-by-side, proving that the time between the Olympia and Arnold Basic was inadequate to throw both man off their mark.
Whereas Bumstead introduced the very best bundle of his profession to that present to say his fourth consecutive Olympia title, the one bodybuilder showing to present him a good run for the title was Querioz. That notion held within the eyes of the judges who, after a direct comparability with Kalecinski, gave the nod to “Dino.”
Quierioz was already certified for the 2023 Olympia scheduled for Nov. 2-5, 2023, in Orlando, FL. His win in Columbus successfully blocked one other competitor from claiming their Olympia slot by way of the Arnold Basic. Kalecinski has been comparatively constant over his final a number of appearances and solely appears to get higher with every present — he was awarded the Ed Corney Award for the very best posing in Columbus. Kalecinski received bronze on the 2022 Olympia, so his spot in 2023 is safe.
Cambronero, Opara, Javorski, Brown, and the remainder of the Arnold Basic roster, apart from Sommerfeld, who received the 2023 Saudi Arabia Professional, will all should contend in and win a professional present throughout the 2023 season to qualify for the 2023 Olympia. There may be a number of time between the Arnold Basic and November, so they’ll have loads of alternatives to probably stand atop a podium. Querioz leaves Columbus with the $60,000 prize purse for successful the Arnold.
Featured picture courtesy of the Arnold Sports activities Competition.