Arnold Amateur

PAUL POLOCZEK WINS OVERALL TITLE AT 11TH ANNUAL ARNOLD AMATEUR

Paul Poloczek of Germany won the overall men's bodybuilding chamionship as more than 500 of top amateur competitors from around the world competed in 10 divisions at the 11th Annual Arnold Amateur IFBB / NPC International Bodybuilding, Fitness, Figure, Bikini and Physique Championships at Battelle Grand and the Greater Columbus Convention Center March 2-4, 2017 as a part of the Arnold Sports Festival.

2017 Overall Winners

Bodybuilding: Paul Poloczek of Germany
Classic Bodybuilding: Svetozar Milenkovic of Serbia
Masters Bodybuilding: Ahmed Fauzi of Switzerland
Fitness: Kate Errington of United Kingdom
Figure: Mou Cong of China
Masters Figure: Donya Jackson of USA
Bikini: Ekaterina Lapteva of Russia
Master Bikini: Marbellis Ballestas of Colombia
Men’s Physique: Geder Gomes of Brasil
Women’s Physique: Priscila Cavilha of Brasil

2017 Arnold Amateur Complete Results

“Athletes represented 56 different countries this year making it one of the biggest international events of its kind,” said Bob Lorimer, President of Classic Productions Inc. and the event’s co-producer along with Mike Davies of Mike Davies Fitness Universe.  “We are fortunate to collaborate with such fantastic partners like Dr. Rafael Santonja, President of the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness and Jim Manion, President of the Nation Physique Committee who help us bring together so many talented competitors,” Lorimer added.

Arnold Amateur winners in men’s bodybuilding, fitness, figure and bikini who earn Pro cards will be invited to compete in a future Arnold Classic, Fitness International, Figure International or Bikini International. Previous Arnold Amateur winners who have competed as professionals in their respective divisions include: Lukas Wyler, Giorgia Fiorini, Janaina Ferreira da Silva, Matthias Botthof, Essa Obaid, Roelly Winklaar, Tarek Ellsetorhi, Diana Monteiro, Elena Shportun, Marie Garmen Gomez, Sylvia Tremblay and Noemi Olah.

Overall winners received tickets to the Arnold Classic finals and were recognized on stage and photographed with Arnold Schwarzenegger. The winners of each weight or height class received a Tony Nowak Arnold Classic jacket.  The top five competitors in each weight or height class received trophies. Paul Poloczek of Germany won the overall men's bodybuilding chamionship as more than 500 of top amateur competitors from around the world competed in 10 divisions at the 11th Annual Arnold Amateur IFBB / NPC International Bodybuilding, Fitness, Figure, Bikini and Physique Championships at Battelle Grand and the Greater Columbus Convention Center March 2-4, 2017 as a part of the Arnold Sports Festival.


2017 Arnold Amateur Overall Winners

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