2024 Arnold Classic South America Results [LIVE UPDATES]

Raphael Brandao Arnold Classic South America 2024 Results
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Rafael Brandao wins the Men’s Open Bodybuilding Champion Ship. Here are the full results from the 2024 Arnold Classic South America!

The 2024 Arnold Classic South America took place in Sao Paulo, Brazil from April 5-7th. Generation Iron reporters were on the ground floor to covering a total of four divisions that took the stage this weekend with Men’s Open being the highlight once again.

In the absence of a point system this year, the stakes are higher than ever for competitors eyeing a spot at the pinnacle of bodybuilding. To secure their position on the grand stage of the 2024 Mr. Olympia Weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada, from October 10-13, contenders must emerge victorious in a Pro contest before September 15, 2024.

All eyes were fixated on the electrifying showdown at the 2024 Arnold Classic South America, with the spotlight shining brightly on former 2022 champion and this year’s 2-2024 Arnold Classic Ohio third place finisher, Rafael Brandao. The Garça, Brazil born bodybuilder, Brandao entered the arena as a man on a mission. Alongside him, Tonio Burton garnered attention as a formidable frontrunner in the race for bodybuilding supremacy.

Amidst the anticipation and speculation, the stage was set for an unforgettable battle. Through the grueling rounds of prejudging and finals, Rafael Brandao showcased an unparalleled physique and symmetry that captivated the home town audience and reaffirmed his dominance in the realm of bodybuilding.

2024 Arnold Classic South America: All Division Winners

  • Men’s Open: Rafael Brandao
  • Wellness: Rayane Fogal
  • Classic Physique: Fabio Junio
  • Pro Wheelchair: Secundino Kevin
  • Wellness: Rayane Fogal

2024 Arnold Classic South America Breakdown

Men’s Open

  • Winner — Rafael Brandao
  • Second Place — Tonio Burton
  • Third Place — Ugolnikov Vitalii
  • Fourth Place — William Martins
  • Fifth Place — Carlos Andre


  • Winner — Rayane Fogal
  • Second Place — Valquiria Lopes
  • Third Place — Andreia Gadelha
  • Fourth Place — Debora
  • Fifth Place — Renata Guaraciaba

Classic Physique

  • First Place – Fabio Junio
  • Second Place – Diego Galindo
  • Third Place – Livinho
  • Fourth Place – Lucas Moraes
  • Fifth Place – Andre Formiga

Pro Wheelchair

  • First Place – Secundino Kevin
  • Second Place – Gorila Albino

2024 Arnold Classic South America Scorecards

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Greg Patuto
Greg has covered the four major sports for six years and has been featured on sites such as Sports Illustrated, Fox Sports, SB Nation, NJ.com, and FanSided. Now, he is transitioning into the world of bodybuilding and strength sports.