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
|Horse Marcello De Angelis||Brazil|
|Nathan De Asha||United Kingdom|
|Pavel Beran||Czech Republic|
|Rob Cannon||United Kingdom|
|Pavel Cervinka||Czech Republic|
|Samson Dauda||United Kingdom|
|Gianluca Di Lorenzo||Italy|
|Sultan Raydan||Saudi Arabia|
|Pavel Szotkowski||Czech Republic|
|Jan Turek||Czech Republic|
|Ahmad Ali Ashkanai||Kuwait|
|Michael Daboul||United Kingdom|
|Jeffrey Darko||United Kingdom|
|Sebastian Guncik||Czech Republic|
|Ruben Lopez Reyes||Spain|
|Fernando Gornals Margol||Spain|
|Jordi Romero Marsal||Spain|
|Miroslav Priban||Czech Republic|
|Tunde Chris Taylor||Germany|
|Adeyemi Awoyani||United Kindomg|
|Miroslav Juricek||Czech Republic|
|Ondrej Kmostak||Czech Republic|
|Behnaz Nasrollahi Azar||Germany|
|Maria Luisa Diaz||USA|
|Veronica Gallego Garcia||Spain|
|Kamara Graham||United Kingdom|
|Gabriela Hejna||Czech Republic|
|Gabriela Linhartova||Czech Republic|
|Tereza Linhartova||Czech Republic|
|Irene Iravedra Cunarro||Spain|
|Olivia Pohankova Kovac||Slovakia|
|Sara Lujza Rogacsi||Hungary|
|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.
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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?