By anguillian July 24, 2017 11:36




On Saturday 8th July, a large audience packed the Rodney M. Rey Auditorium for the 16th Annual Anguilla Amateur Body Building and Fitness Federation body building and fitness championships.

The fans were treated to the best and most diverse championships on record.

President, Mr. Duquaine Brooks opened the showcase by welcoming the large audience. “Tonight we have 18 athletes vying for top honors in their respective categories. BodyBuilding and Fitness requires great dedication and discipline. These athletes have spent hours in the gym and lots of money on food and diets to prepare themselves for the stage. We have seen our athletes doing well regionally, claiming top spots at most regional shows. Most recently we travelled to sxm to compete in the 7th Annual JCs Interisland competition, and won 1st place in 6 out of 9 categories, along with 2 out of 3 overall wins.” The President stated.

“In light of this I would like to say a special thank all our sponsors, Social Security, Flow, Calypso charters, AXA Signature Jewelry, Anacaona Boutique Hotel, Dungeon Gym & Fitness Center, Xtreme Gym, Results Driven Fitness Center, La Seveverine Fitness Centre and Tropical Distributors for your generosity in these tough economic times is most appreciated. In partnering with us you have ensured the continuity of the local platform for our fitness enthusiasts to showcase their hard work.

Eighteen athletes took part in the event. The winners are as follow:

Juniors Mens Physique- 1st Hilroy Alfred, 2nd Stephon Johnson, 3rd Daqwan Federicks

Juniors Bikini – 1st Nicole Gumbs, 3rd Aneisa Powell; Yullando Briscoe
Men’s Physique (Under 174cm) – 1st Duquaine Brooks, 2nd Carl Whyte, 3rd Dedrick Connor

Men’s Physique (Over 174cm) – 1st MacWirr Lewis, 2nd Hilroy Alfred, 3rd Marvin Ervin

Men’s Physique Overall – MacWirr Lewis

Bodybuilding – 1st Geshaune Clarke, 2nd Verdine Connor, 3rd Desmond Paul

Bikini – 1st Roxanne Pinnock, 2nd Nicole Gumbs, 3rd Anesia Powell

Body Fitness – 1st Amanda Richardson

The AABBFF wishes to convey their thanks to all those unsung heros that assisted and the fans and competitors who made this annual event a success.

– Press Release

(Published without editing by The Anguillian newspaper.)

By anguillian July 24, 2017 11:36


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