On December 9, 2023, the vibrant city of Muntinlupa witnessed for the first time an exhilarating display of athleticism and dedication at the highly anticipated MR. WEIDMANN 2023 Men’s Physique and Bodybuilding Event. Held at the prestigious Weidmanns Plaza in Putatan, this event brought together fitness enthusiasts and professionals from all around to showcase their physiques and compete for the ultimate title.
The event featured various categories, catering to different bodybuilding and fitness disciplines. The competition was split into Bodybuilding Novice and Open categories, Women’s Bikini Open, Men’s Fit Model Open, and several Men’s Physique divisions including Newbie Short & Tall, Newcomer Short & Tall, Muntinlupa Short & Tall, and Open Short & Tall. The event reached its epic climax with the crowning of the MR. WEIDMANN 2023 Overall Champion.
A panel of esteemed judges, including Coach Josaiah Paule, Coach Myra Golloso, Coach Jimboy Mende, and Sir Jormiel Labador, brought their expertise and discerning eyes to carefully evaluate and score the participants. Their knowledge and experience in the world of fitness and bodybuilding ensured fair and accurate results.
This spectacular event wouldn’t have been possible without the support of major sponsors such as Elite Fitness Center Muntinlupa, Weidmann’s Plaza, Kuya Emanz Carwash, JD & Mugs Barber, Marqed Salon South, and Weidmann Coffee Shop. Their contribution and commitment to promoting a healthy and active lifestyle played a vital role in the success of the event. Furthermore, various other sponsors including A1 Protein, Athliva Nutrition, JFit PH Apparel, Supplementhub, Getwheysted, and Prothin PH among others, provided valuable support and resources.
Every participant gave their all, showcasing months of training, discipline, and dedication to their craft. The winners of each category should be applauded for their exceptional performances. Cyre Esquivel claimed the title in the Bodybuilding Novice category, while Marion Russell Lastrilla emerged victorious in the Bodybuilding Open division. Angel Curl Momog stole the show and took home the Women’s Bikini Open title with her stunning physique. James Cerillo impressed the judges and claimed the Men’s Fit Model Open title with his impeccable physique and stage presence.
In the Men’s Physique divisions, Ajay Kumardoll triumphed in the Newbie Tall category, while Christopher Arabe took the crown in the Newbie Short division. Cyre Esquivel once again proved his excellence by winning the Newcomer Tall division, and Albert Ortinez showcased his remarkable physique to claim victory in the Newcomer Short category. Ajay Kumardoll triumphed in the Muntinlupa Tall division, while Albert Ortinez stood out in the Muntinlupa Short division. The Men’s Physique Open category saw Cyre Esquivel emerging victorious in the Tall division, while Albert Ortinez claimed the crown in the Short division.
MR. WEIDMANN 2023 Overall Champion
Albert Ortinez, who demonstrated not only remarkable strength and physique but also exceptional dedication to his craft, ultimately received the prestigious title of MR. WEIDMANN 2023 Overall Champion. Albert Ortinez received a grand cash prize of 50,000 PHP alongside the prestigious title, honoring his outstanding achievements.
The MR. WEIDMANN 2023 Men’s Physique and Bodybuilding Event served as a testament to the indomitable spirit of fitness enthusiasts and athletes, highlighting their unwavering commitment to pushing boundaries and achieving their goals. The event brought together a community passionate about health, wellness, and personal growth, inspiring others to embark on their fitness journeys.
As the curtains closed on this remarkable event, It left a profound impact on everyone in attendance, leaving them eagerly anticipating the next body building event that will happen this coming September 2024.
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