The 2022 Legion Sports Fest Pro went down this weekend (October 7-9, 2022) in Reno, Nevada, with seven bodybuilding divisions, featured including Classic Physique, Men’s Open, Men’s Physique, Bikini, Fitness, Women’s Physique, and Wellness. This show was one of the last Olympia qualifiers to take place in the United States.
2022 Legion Sports Fest Pro Winners:
- Men’s Open: Tonio Burton
- Classic Physique: Jeff Hallenbeck
- Men’s Physique: Kyron Holden
- Bikini: Jourdanne Lee
- Fitness: Danielle Chikeles
- Women’s Physique: Evon Pennington
- Wellness: Amanda Burnett
2022 Legion Sports Fest Pro Results
Men’s Open Bodybuilding
Ahead of the contest, fans were keeping a close eye on Justin Rodriguez considering the active season he registered throughout this year. After taking some time away from shows, Rodriguez brought a balanced package and his lines and separation only seemed to improve following prejudging.
Meanwhile, Tonio Burton also attracted a lot of hype before the event given his fourth place showing at the 2021 Legion Sports Fest Pro last year. Following a heated battle, Tonio Burton proved himself with insane conditioning and fullness, winning the contest and punching his ticket to 2022 Mr. Olympia.
- Winner — Tonio Burton
- Second Place — Justin Rodriguez
- Third Place — Rasheed Oldacre
- Fourth Place — Stan de Longeaux
- Fifth Place — Jamie Christian
- Sixth Place — Kenneth Jackson
- Seventh Place — Eiren Gauley
- Eighth Place — Carlos Emmanuel Longoria Rodriguez
- Ninth Place — Todd Whitting
- Tenth Place — An Nguyen
During prejudging, Bryant Carlton Smith stood out given his impressive upper body. Additionally, many fans expected Jeff Hallenbeck to do some damage after bringing one of his best packages to date. In the end, Jeff Hallenbeck won the contest and earned his invite to Olympia.
- Winner — Jeff Hallenbeck
- Second Place — Bryant Carlton Smith
- Third Place — Phong Nguyen
- Fourth Place — Zack Romano
- Fifth Place — Eric Wildberger Lisboa
- Sixth Place — Jore Tabet Aleixandre
- Seventh Place — Krimo Ammari
- Eighth Place — Damien Patrick
- Ninth Place — Louiege Bascog
- Tenth Place — Shin Kodama
Ahead of the show, most of the bodybuilding community expected Kyron Holden to walk away with the win. He competed at four IFBB Pro League shows last year and won them all except 2021 Mr. Olympia.
Holden was tasked with facing a number of threats but most notably, Wilfred Harris. Harris brought one of his career’s best looks, which was highlighted by his impressive biceps and triceps. The finals were intense, but ultimately Kyron Holden got the job done and won the title.
- Winner — Kyron Holden
- Second Place — Wilfred Harris
- Third Place — Reuben Glass
- Fourth Place — Franky Yan
- Fifth Place — Frank Worley
- Sixth Place — Thomas Bakke
- Seventh Place — Franklin Aribeana
- Eighth Place — Tom Cox
- Ninth Place — Kim Angel
- Tenth Place — Tony Chinakwe
Bikini is one of the most competitive divisions in the sport and this contest was no exception. Lawana Dunbar’s aesthetics and narrow waistline saw her emerge as a frontrunner. And while most of the signs pointed to her winning the contest, Jourdanne Lee pulled off the victory and stamped her ticket to 2022 Mr. Olympia.
- Winner — Jourdanne Lee
- Second Place — Lawna Dunbar
- Third Place — Liliana Sakhanova
- Fourth Place — Alessia Facchin
- Fifth Place — Kaylin Long
- Sixth Place — Wiktoria Gasior
- Seventh Place — Alice Rocha
- Eighth Place — Elizabeth Carrillo
- Ninth Place — Michelle Hurst
- Tenth Place — Shirleyne Vilanova
Fitness is steadily becoming one of the most competitive divisions in the IFBB Pro League. Anna Chism brought a conditioned physique that many thought would be enough to win. After a tough battle, Danielle Chikeles narrowly defeated her and won the Legion Sports Fest Pro title.
- Winner — Danielle Chikeles
- Second Place — Anna Chism
- Third Place — Kamara Graham
- Fourth Place — Rene Brosch
- Fifth Place — Carolina Frausto
This weekend’s Women’s Physique division put on a show. Several competitors stood out during prejudging, which made the judges’ jobs even more difficult. Sara Bradley impressed fans quickly with her routine and eloquent posing skills. However, Evon Pennington‘s package was undeniable — and the judge’s scorecards reflected that after she won the contest.
- Winner — Evon Pennington
- Second Place — Sara Bradley
- Third Place — Diana Schnaidt
- Fourth Place — Gessica Campbell
- Fifth Place — Susan Graham
- Sixth Place — Tanya Chartrand
- Seventh Place — Lenka Ferencukova
- Eighth Place — Jodi Marchuck
- Ninth Place — Karrisa Otero Hardgrove
- Tenth Place — Suzanna Welden Wiggins
Fans were clamoring for the Wellness results in Reno this weekend. Prejudging saw two bodybuilders emerge as legitimate contenders for the Legion Sports Fest titles, which were Judian Winston and Amanda Burnett. They showcased top-tier physiques, but Amanda Burnett pulled ahead in the finals and is now 2022 Olympia bound.
- Winner — Amanda Burnett
- Second Place — Judian Winston
- Third Place — Leticia Allen
- Fourth Place — Frida Paulsen Stern
- Fifth Place — Maria Paulette Aranguren
- Sixth Place — Emily Azzarello
- Seventh Place — Priscilla Lynd
- Eighth Place — Lori Slayer
- Ninth Place — Meriane Claire Amba
- Tenth Place — Jessica Alvarado
2022 Legion Sports Fest Pro Official Scorecards
Fitness Volt congratulates the winners this weekend and look forward to seeing them perform on the 2022 Olympia stage!
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