2023 Arnold Classic Results For All Divisions

Here are the full results from the 2023 Arnold Classic!

The 2023 Arnold Classic consisted of a total of seven divisions this year, with Men’s Open leading the way. The finals began on Friday night in Columbus with Classic Physique, Fitness, and Wellness crowning new champions.

The Men’s Open lineup was stacked with star power with the likes of Nick Walker and Big Ramy entering their names into the show. Andrew Jacked and Samson Dauda bring up-and-coming talent to the stage. Below, check out the full results from the 2023 Arnold Classic as they come in.

The 2023 Arnold Classic consisted of a total of seven divisions:

2023 Arnold Classic Winners

Here are the first place winners for each division at the 2023 Arnold Classic. 

  • Men’s Open: Samson Dauda
  • Classic Physique: Ramon Rocha Queiroz
  • Fitness: Ariel Khadr
  • Wellness: Kassandra Gillis
  • Pro Wheelchair: Harold Kelley
  • Men’s Physique: Erin Banks
  • Bikini: Lauralie Chapados

2023 Arnold Classic Men’s Open Results

  • First Place – Samson Dauda
  • Second Place – Nick Walker
  • Third Place – Andrew Jacked
  • Fourth Place – Big Ramy
  • Fifth Place – Shaun Clarida
  • Sixth Place – Akim Williams

Ed Corney Best Poser Award

  • Andrew Jacked

Franco Columbu Most Muscular Award

  • Nick Walker

2023 Arnold Classic Classic Physique Results

Ramon Dino went toe-to-toe with Chris Bumstead during the 2022 Olympia during prejudging. In the end, he finished second while Bumstead won his fourth-consecutive title. It is clear that he has etched his name up there with the best in the world and is looking like a future Olympia champ.

  • First Place – Ramon Rocha Queiroz
  • Second Place – Urs Kalecinski
  • Third Place – Alex Cambronero
  • Fourth Place – Mike Sommerfeld
  • Fifth Place – Courage Opara
  • Sixth Place – Junior Javorski
  • Seventh Place – Jason Brown

2023 Arnold Classic Wellness Results

Kassandra Gillis

Gillis stood out during prejudging and was able to make an immediate impression. The Wellness division is continuing to grow and Gillis has been one of the top competitors over the last two years. Now, she has an Arnold Classic title to add to her resume.

  • First Place – Kassandra Gillis
  • Second Place – Angela Borges
  • Third Place – Rayane Fogal
  • Fourth Place – Alexis Adams
  • Fifth Place – Marissa Andrews
  • Sixth Place – Andrea Hrenko
  • Seventh Place – Amanda Burnett
  • Eighth Place – Sunny Andrews

2023 Arnold Classic Fitness Results

Ariel Khadr

Khadr returned to the Arnold Classic and was able to successfully defend her title after winning in 2022. Jaclyn Baker was the clear-cut No. 2 in the show, followed by Michelle Freda-Mensah, who established herself during prejudging as well.

  • First Place – Ariel Khadr
  • Second Place – Jaclyn Baker
  • Third Place – Michelle Freda-Mensah
  • Fourth Place – Allison Kramer
  • Fifth Place – Terra Plum
  • Sixth Place – Tiffany Chandler
  • Seventh Place – Tamara Vahn
  • Eighth Place – Minna Pajulahti
  • Ninth Place – Kristin Pope

2023 Arnold Classic Pro Wheelchair Results

In 2022, Kelley was defeated by Gabriele Andriulli. Kelley was able to get his revenge during the Olympia in December. After this victory, Kelley has now won six of the last seven Arnold Classic titles while also being the five-time reigning Olympia champion.

  • First Place – Harold Kelley
  • Second Place – Tory Jones
  • Third Place – Bradley Betts
  • Fourth Place – Woody Belfort
  • Fifth Place – James Berger
  • Sixth Place – Tim Caldwell

2023 Arnold Classic Bikini Results

Chapados returned to the stage to defend her Arnold Classic title from 2022. She had to deal with the likes of Jennifer Dorie, Arnold and Olympia champion from 2021, and Ashley Kaltwasser. And of course, reigning Olympia champion Maureen Blanquisco.

  • First Place – Lauralie Chapados
  • Second Place – Maureen Blanquisco
  • Third Place – Jennifer Dorie
  • Fourth Place – Ashley Kaltwasser
  • Fifth Place – Romina Basualdo
  • Sixth Place – Ivanna Escandar

2023 Arnold Classic Men’s Physique Results

It was quite a year for Erin Banks in 2022. He began the season with a victory at the 2022 Arnold Classic and was looking to defend his title. He followed it up with an Olympia title in December, reaching the pinnacle of the division. He entered the weekend with hopes of making it back-to-back titles in Columbus.

  • First Place – Erin Banks
  • Second Place – Diogo Montenegro
  • Third Place – Emanual Hunter
  • Fourth Place – Vitor Chaves
  • Fifth Place – Carlos DeOliveria
  • Sixth Place – Edvan Ferreira Palmeria

Official Score Cards



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