Bikini International

Teixeira Wins For 2nd Straight Year

Angelica Teixeira, a native of Brasil who lives in Bergenfield New Jersey, won the Bikini International for the second straight year at the 2018 Arnold Sports Festival.

Teixeira, who won her sixth contest overall and fifth in a row, received congratulations from Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, $7,000, a Tony Nowak Official Champions Jacket and the champion’s trophy from Catherine Colle Midway Labs USA and Eric Hillman of Optimum Nutrition.

The remainder of the Bikini International top six:

  • 2nd place: Janet Layug of Lakeland, Fla., received $3,000 and a trophy from ROGUE Fitness and Blackstone Labs.
  • 3rd place: Casey Samsel of Antioch, Tenn., received $2,000 and a trophy from Optimum Nutrition and Jan Tana.
  • 4th place: Romina Basauldo of Argentina, received $1,000 and a trophy from Animal and the Columbus Dispatch.
  • 5th place:  Jennifer Ronzitti of Glen Burnie, Md., received $1,000 and a trophy from Rivalus and VPX.
  • 6th place:  Breena Martinez of Walnut Creek, Calif. received $1,000 and a trophy from and LYFT.

2018 Competitors

Romina Basauldo
Tawna Eubanks
Margret Gnarr
Tamara Haddad
Janet Layug
Sheena Martin
Breena Martinez
Katya Nosova

Frida Paulsen Stern
Elisa Pecini
Camile Periat
Jessica Renee
Jennifer Ronzitti
Angelica Teixeira
Casey Samsel
Ruth Wood
Elizabeth Yisrael

Bikini International Champions

2011: Nicole Nagrani
2012: Sonia Gonzalez
2013: India Paulino
2014: Ashley Kaltwasser
2015: Ashley Kaltwasser
2016: India Paulino
2017: Angelica Teixeira
2018: Angelica Teixeira