Arnold Classic Physique

Peterson Wins Classic Crown

George Peterson of Queens, New York won the Arnold Classic Physique title in his first appearance in Columbus. Peterson received the champion’s trophy from Arnold Schwarzenegger and $5,000, a Tony Nowak Official Champions Jackets and congratulations from Carol Zawadzki of Midway Labs USA and Joseph Pircher of Animal.

The remainder of the Arnold Classic Physique top six:

  • 2nd place: Steve Laureus received $2,000 and a trophy from MFIT SUPPS and Jan Tana.
  • 3rd place: Courage Opara received $1,500 and trophy Europa Sports and Optimum Nutrition.
  • 4th place: Keone Pearson received $1,000 and a trophy from BSN and ISO-Sport.
  • 5th place: Khaled Chikhaoui received $1,000 and a trophy from the Columbus Dispatch and MuscleEgg.
  • 6th place: Rickey Moten received $500 and a trophy from Musclegen Research and Yamamoto Nutrition.

2019 Competitors

Khaled Chikhaoui
Charles Curtis
Ali Emre
Dion Harris
Lehjuan Jones
Steve Laureus
Fábio Lopes
Elijah Loreno
Jason Lowe

David Martinez Campos
Ro'Vonte Moody
Rickey Moten
Courage Opara
Keone Pearson
George Peterson
Panexce Pierre
Wesley Vissers


2018: Breon Ansley
2019: George Peterson