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2024 Arnold Classic: Winners Revealed and Cash Prizes Unveiled!

The 2024 Arnold Classic Ohio showcased seven divisions, including Men’s Open, Classic Physique, Men’s Physique, Fitness, Bikini, Wellness, and Pro Wheelchair. Athletes competed from February 29 to March 3 in Columbus, Ohio, at the annual Arnold Sports Festival. This event, a favorite among fitness and bodybuilding enthusiasts since 1989, drew fans and athletes from across the globe for its 35th-anniversary spectacle. The Men’s Open division, with a hefty $300,000 prize, was a highlight of the competition.

The Arnold Sports Festival offered a diverse lineup of events, spread across venues like the Columbus Convention Center, Hilton Columbus Downtown, Battelle Grande, Columbus Athenaeum, and Ohio Expo Center. Winners of the 2024 event earned qualifications for the upcoming Mr. Olympia contest, scheduled for October 10-13 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

2024 Arnold Classic Winners:
Classic Physique: Wesley Vissers
Fitness: Ariel Khadr
Wellness: Francielle Mattos
Men’s Open: Coming Soon!
Bikini: Coming Soon!
Men’s Physique: Coming Soon!
Pro Wheelchair: Coming Soon!

The 2024 Arnold Classic saw intense competition. In the Classic Physique division, Wesley Vissers’ impeccable chest striations and strong poses outshone reigning champ Ramon Queiroz, leading to a historic upset. Vissers claimed his first Arnold Classic title, with Queiroz securing second place. Urs Kalecinski impressed in third place and also bagged the Best Poser Award.

Winner — Wesley Vissers
Second Place — Ramon Queiroz
Third Place — Urs Kalecinski
Fourth Place — Breon Ansley
Fifth Place — Michael Daboul
Sixth Place — Damien Patrick

The Fitness category at the 2024 Arnold Classic saw a showdown between Ariel Khadr and Jaclyn Baker. Khadr’s legendary routine, inspired by The Predator movie, secured her a three-time championship win in the division. Baker took second place, with Jodi Boam in third and Michelle Fredua-Mensah in fourth.

Winner — Ariel Khadr
Second Place — Jaclyn Baker
Third Place — Jodi Boam
Fourth Place — Michelle Fredua-Mensah
Fifth Place — Aurika Tyrgale
Sixth Place — Tamara Vahn

In the Wellness category, reigning Olympia queen Francielle Mattos showcased her flow and aesthetics to claim victory. Isabelle Nunes, known for her lower body density and posing skills, finished in second place. The competition was fierce, with Sandra Colorado Acal coming in third.

Winner — Francielle Mattos
Second Place — Isabelle Nunes
Third Place — Sandra Colorado Acal
Fourth Place — Bruna Seredich
Fifth Place — Lili Dong
Sixth Place — Anne-Marie Gobiel

The 2024 Arnold Classic Men’s Open, Men’s Physique, Bikini, and Pro Wheelchair results are yet to be announced. Stay tuned for updates on these divisions, as well as the release of the scorecards and pre-judging insights.

As the 2024 Arnold Classic unfolds, our team is diligently covering the event, providing detailed recaps and analyses of the action. For a comprehensive look at the event’s highlights, visit our exclusive coverage hub at FitnessVolt.com/arnold-classic. Congratulations to all the athletes who participated in this historic competition!

This news article was crafted by Doug Murray, a News Editor for Fitness Volt, with a passion for strength sports, bodybuilding, and powerlifting. For any inquiries or feedback on this article, feel free to reach out to Doug in the comments section. Published on March 1, 2024, at 10:26 PM EDT.

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