2023 Toronto Pro Supershow Preview: Iain Valliere, Hassan Mostafa Headline Battles


The Men’s Open division could see an intense battle during the 2023 Toronto Pro Supershow!

The 2023 Toronto Pro Supershow is scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 4th 2023 in Toronto. There will be a total of 10 divisions present with winners earning qualification to the 2023 Olympia. The Men’s Open division will be at the top of the list and will crown a new champion.

Mohamed Shaaban was victorious at this event in 2022 but will not appear on stage to defend his title. This is an event with a star-studded list of former champions, including Ronnie Coleman and Milos SarcevOn Sunday, there will be another chapter written with a new name added to the list.

Below, you can find the full list of competitors along with a breakdown of the top athletes in Men’s Open.

2023 Toronto Pro Supershow: Men’s Open

  • Slavoj Bednar
  • Ross Flanigan
  • Eiren Gauley
  • Mike Hulusi
  • Hossein Kalateh
  • Sahar Kazes
  • Jangmin Lee
  • Jason Lowe
  • Morgan MacDonald
  • Hassan Mostafa
  • Joe Seeman
  • Robin Strand
  • Iain Valliere

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Iain Valliere

Iain Valliere will return to the stage for the first time since finishing 11th during the 2022 Olympia. He will be the highest-ranked Olympian on stage in Toronto. Last year, Valliere earned qualification by winning the 2022 Vancouver Pro and will look to do it in Canada once again. If Valliere can win, he would prepare to be apart of the Olympia for the fourth consecutive year. Entering the competition, he is considered the favorite but will have his hands full with some other competitors.

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Hassan Mostafa

Hassan Mostafa continues to improve year after year. In 2022, he secured victories at the Orlando Pro and Puerto Rico Pro but was unable to appear at the Olympia. He announced that he would miss the biggest show due to health concerns. Mostafa has been working to improve his health and physique to qualify once again. In 2021, Mostafa competed seven times and was able to qualify in the points system. After a successful run last season, Mostafa is looking to build some new momentum in Toronto.

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Slavoj Bednar

Slavoj Bednar has competed three times this year already and will look to continue to improve upon standing. Bednar finished fifth during the California State Pro. He will be the highest-ranking returner to the Toronto Pro after finishing fifth last year. Bednar has experience in many of the top competitions over the course of then bodybuilding season and this will be no different.

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Joe Seeman

Joe Seeman returns to Toronto once again. He did not put on his best performance last year, finishing seventh, but eyes are open once again after the 2023 New York Pro. Seeman finished fourth in Men’s Open, giving him some new hope heading into Toronto once again. In 2021, Seeman finished third during this event and is looking to return to the top of the scorecard.

2023 Toronto Pro Supershow: All Divisions

Men’s 212

  • Piotr Borecki
  • Chris Buhr
  • Ming Chun Hon
  • Sung Yeop Jang
  • Hwang Shin
  • Nate Telow
  • Jordan Wise

Classic Physique

  • Edgard John Augustin
  • Maurice Burgess
  • Gregory Dawson
  • Javier Duarte
  • Ali Emre
  • Carl Gauthier
  • Farzad Ghotbi
  • Shane Makan
  • Tyler Okowinsky
  • Samuel Paquin
  • Josue Isai Cortes Vargas
  • Dimitri Williams

Men’s Physique 

  • Austin Belanger
  • Bhuwan Chauhan
  • Rodrigue Chesnier
  • Julian Colley
  • Gary Cooper
  • Francisci Alberto de la Cruz
  • Rory Gissing
  • Garrett Jenkins
  • Mehdi Kabbadj
  • Clarence Lau
  • Daniel Rabiela
  • Jason Alan Robinson
  • Mario Stewart
  • Serge Victor

Women’s Bodybuilding

  • Tananarive Huie
  • Theresa Ivancik
  • Melina Perron
  • Julia Whitesel


  • Dalila Alegria
  • Desiree Alferes
  • Jodi Boam
  • Theresa A. Dekker
  • Manon Dutilly
  • Amanda Jessica Elliott
  • Sally Forse
  • Nelly Gonzalez
  • Giselie Heathcote
  • Lauren Martin-Stow
  • Taylor Mauro
  • Lola Montez
  • Nina Paulus
  • Carmen Garcia Penalver
  • Nora Prado
  • Tamika Robinson
  • Paige Sabedra


  • Eli Fernandez
  • Brittany Gilespie
  • Racquel Hutchinson
  • Nikki Kiani
  • Adair Libbrecht
  • Maritza Romano Pacheco
  • Sophia So Wai Pik
  • Ayleen Santander
  • Maxine Somov
  • Courtney Ustrzycki

Women’s Physique

  • Josefa Paloma Barba Bedolla
  • Alyssa Coppolino
  • Georgina D’Abreo
  • Leona Lynn Gairy
  • Cara Kerluck
  • Amandine Kolly
  • Wai Chun Virginia Kwok
  • Emilija Martic
  • Angela Noury
  • Renee Reefschlaeger
  • Diana Schnaidt
  • Romana Skotzen
  • Kyna Squarey
  • Nathalee Thompson


  • Sandra Colorado Acal
  • Emily Azzarello
  • Lauren Barton
  • Anne-Marie Gobeil
  • Winglam Lee

Wheelchair Bodybuilding

  • Tim Caldwell
  • Jack McCann
  • Jason Metcalf
  • Bryan Williams

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