Gillon Wins First Figure I Title
Cydney Gillon of Douglasville, Georgia, a two-time Ms. Figure Olympia champion who finished second at the Figure International the last two years, finally took home the top spot in Columbus. Gillon received the champion’s trophy from Arnold Schwarzenegger and $16,000, a Tony Nowak Official Champions Jackets and congratulations from Carol Zawadzki of Midway Labs USA and Justin Weeks of Europa Sports.
The remainder of the Figure International top six:
- 2nd place: Nadia Wyatt of St. Louis received $10,000 and a trophy from PROSUPPS and Laura’s Lean.
- 3rd place: Jessica Reyes Padilla of Puerto Rico received $8,000 and trophy from VPX and Jan Tana.
- 4th place: Natalia Soltero of Mexico received $5,000 and a trophy from Body Fortress and BSN.
- 5th place: Bojana Vasiljevic of Palm Desert, Calif., received $3,000 and a trophy from the Columbus Dispatch and ISO-Sport.
- 6th place: Sandra Grajales of Mexico received $2,000 and a trophy from Optimum Nutrition and Yamamoto Nutrition.