2023 Prague Pro Bodybuilding Show Preview

The 2023 EVLS Prague Pro is here

The 2023 EVLS Prague Pro bodybuilding event is scheduled to take place this Saturday, November 18, 2023, in Prague, Czech Republic, and it is a qualifier for the 2024 Olympia, which athletes are already gearing up to qualify for, even though the 2023 Mr. Olympia has only recently concluded.

There will be five IFBB Pro League contests held at this event, and just like the Mr. Olympia contest, there is a lot of hype around the Men’s Open and the Classic Physique divisions. Michael Krizo made some waves at the 2022 Prague Pro, and this year there are some big names on the list as well, such as Nathan de Asha and Samson Dauda.

Take a look at the full list of qualified competitors below.

Men’s Open Bodybuilding

NAME COUNTRY
Horse Marcello De Angelis Brazil
Nathan De Asha United Kingdom
Pavel Beran Czech Republic
Anton Bippus Denmark
Kevin Brucher Germany
Roberto Buonomo Italy
Rob Cannon United Kingdom
Pavel Cervinka Czech Republic
Samson Dauda United Kingdom
Dennis Friedrich Germany
Roman Fritz Germany
Hameed Juma Bahrain
Ahmet Kocak Turkey
Michal Krizanek Slovakia
Gianluca Di Lorenzo Italy
Sultan Raydan Saudi Arabia
Sarhan Sarhan Palestine
Pavel Szotkowski Czech Republic
Jan Turek Czech Republic
Liang Yan China
Morad Zahir Morocco
Peter Zembjak Slovakia

Men’s 212

NAME COUNTRY
Giorgi Adikashvili Georgia
Vincent Alliot France
Ahmad Ali Ashkanai Kuwait
Dawid Cnota Poland
Lucas Goncalez Brazil
Damian Kryszpin Poland
Daniel Vasilica Romania
Giuseppe Zagarella Italy

 

Classic Physique

NAME COUNTRY
George Acheampong Denmark
Karar Aljalabi Belgium
Michael Daboul United Kingdom
Jeffrey Darko United Kingdom
Sebastian Guncik Czech Republic
Matthias Hollweck Germany
Urs Kalecinski Germany
Ali Khan Afghanistan
Ruben Lopez Reyes Spain
Fernando Gornals Margol Spain
Jordi Romero Marsal Spain
Alberto Milani Italy
Manuel Moisel Germany
German Pastor Spain
Miroslav Priban Czech Republic
Karol Rogaczewski Poland
Manuel Santalucia Italy
Tunde Chris Taylor Germany
Sebastien Theurel France
Alexander Westermeier Germany

 

Men’s Physique

NAME COUNTRY
Panek Alexandru Romania
Aryan Ali Germany
Mohammad Almutawah Kuwait
Andrea Amato Italy
Adeyemi Awoyani United Kindomg
Alessandro Cavagnola Italy
Dylan Crane France
Furkan Er Turkey
Miroslav Juricek Czech Republic
Ondrej Kmostak Czech Republic
Viachaslau Tarasevich Belarus
Oskar Tchorzewski Poland
Dawid Wachelka Poland

Figure

NAME COUNTRY
Luciana Alves Brazil
Behnaz Nasrollahi Azar Germany
Zulfya Bitiyeva Kazakhstan
Pamela Colombo Italy
Maria Luisa Diaz USA
Veronica Gallego Garcia Spain
Rejoice Godwin Spain
Kamara Graham United Kingdom
Karine Hajjar Qatar
Vanessa Happle Germany
Gabriela Hejna Czech Republic
Anna Kohckar Ukraine
Gabriela Linhartova Czech Republic
Tereza Linhartova Czech Republic
Paula Ranta Finland
Jennifer Reece Canada
Stefana Sandu Romania
Natalia Sharapova Russia
Tamires Silva Brazil

Bikini

NAME COUNTRY
Mara Carro Germany
Irene Iravedra Cunarro Spain
Johanna Durr Germany
Valerya Fedorenko Ukraine
Olivia Pohankova Kovac Slovakia
Ka’Tai Luca Hungary
Alice Marchisio Italy
Renata Nowak Poland
Violeta Palamarchuk Ukraine
Lisa Reith Germany
Sara Lujza Rogacsi Hungary
Andrina Scharli Switzerland
Dorottya Zoe Toth Hungary
Petra Voldanova United Kingdom

Competitors to Watch at the 2023 Prague Pro

There are a few names to really keep an eye on this year at the Prague Pro, so let’s take a look.

Samson Dauda

 

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 Coming fresh off of Olympia high is a man with an exceptional physique that demonstrates a perfect balance of muscle mass and shreds, Samson Dauda. This is a physique that earned him a 3rd place finish at the 2023 Mr. Olympia, right behind Hadi Choopan.

Nathan de Asha

 

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Nathan De Asha is a Men’s Open competitor who likes to keep his physique in shape year-round. This happens by staying strong in the gym and De Asha credits his use of Trenbolone, as in an interview last year he states that he uses the anabolic steroid year round.

Olympia Qualification System

The 2023 Prague Pro is a qualifier for the 2024 Olympia, so how do competitors achieve that? Qualification to compete on the famous Mr. Olympia stage is the most sought after achievement in the world of professional bodybuilding. In order to qualify, an athlete must meet requirements as set forth by the IFBB Professional League.

The qualifications are:

  • Top 5 from 2022 Mr. Olympia
  • Top 3 from all other divisions in 2022 Olympia
  • Winner of each OPEN contest held during the qualification period

2023 Prague Pro Wrap Up

All of that being said, we are in for a treat with this year’s Prague Pro. Who do you think will be taking home the crown and qualifying for the 2024 Olympia?

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