The 2023 Atlantic Coast Pro took over Fort Lauderdale, Florida for a thrilling showdown between some of the best competitors from the Men’s Physique, Bikini, Women’s Physique, and Wellness categories on November 18. This competition was an Olympia qualifier for the 2024 season.
Already, athletes have begun to square away their qualifications for the 2024 Olympia show. Less than two weeks ago, it was revealed that the 2024 Mr. Olympia Weekend will return to Sin City inside the Las Vegas Convention Center in celebration of the organization’s 60th anniversary.
Athletes from all the divisions put on an exciting show in Florida. In the end, Victor Manuel Ramirez Chavez took gold in Men’s Physique thanks to his amazing back development. Natalia Abraham Coelho claimed the Women’s Physique crown with standout symmetry.
Check out the results below:
2023 Atlantic Coast Pro Winners
- Men’s Physique: Victor Manuel Ramirez Chavez
- Women’s Physique: Natalia Abraham Coelho
- Bikini: TBD
- Wellness: TBD
2023 Atlantic Coast Pro Results Breakdown
Men’s Physique contenders were determined to separate themselves from the pack tonight. He last competed at the 2023 Olympia contest but placed outside the top 15. In his way was Drew Cullen, a known talent in the popular category.
Cullen also competed at the 2023 Olympia show, where he finished outside the top 15. With both men on a path to redemption, it was a closely-fought show, though Victor Manuel Ramirez Chavez cemented himself in first in the end. Drew Cullen and Christopher Barr placed second and third.
|1||Victor Manuel Ramirez Chavez||Costa Rica||3||–||3|
|2||Drew Cullen||Lockport, Illinois||8||–||8|
|3||Christopher Barr||Durham, North Carolina||8||–||9|
|4||Ricky Armon Wilson||Durant, Oklahoma||11||–||11|
|6||Rodrigo Valle de Paz||Peru||18||–||18|
|7||Gary Cooper||Rochester, New York||21||–||21|
|9||Manny Andara||Chula Vista, California||30||–||30|
|10||Larry Johnson||Lawrenceville, Georgia||32||–||32|
|11||Christopher Casner||Oroville, California||33||–||33|
|12||Geobanny Paula||Miami, Florida||36||–||36|
|13||David Cameron||Killeen, Texas||39||–||39|
|14||David Heilbron||Astoria, New York||40||–||40|
|15||Jermone Shanklin||Buffalo, New York||42||–||42|
|16||Emmanuel Boamah||Hilliard, Ohio||45||–||45|
|16||Evan Kanu||Orlando, Florida||48||–||48|
|16||Dennis Kloster||York, Pennsylvania||48||–||48|
|16||Andrew Martin||Las Vegas, Nevada||48||–||48|
|16||Dustin Oprisiu||Eastpointe, Michigan||48||–||48|
|16||Jimmie Stewart||Lubbock, Texas||48||–||48|
Former Women’s Physique Olympia Natalia Abraham Coelho was in attendance after dropping gold in a nail-biter Olympia event against the now-three-time champ Sarah Villegas. Known for her activity levels and top-notch conditioning, Coelho brought an impressive look to Florida.
Aside from Coelho, judges wanted to take a closer look at finalist Jeannie Feldman. Feldman last took ninth on the 2023 Olympia stage, but continues to make improvements to her physique season to season. After careful consideration, Natalia Abraham Coelho claimed first place! Jeannie Feldman and Elena Aviles Romero earned second and third place.
|1||Natalia Abraham Coelho||Winter Garden, Florida||3||–||3|
|2||Jeannie Feldman||Miami, Florida||6||–||6|
|3||Elena Aviles Romero||Spain||9||–||9|
|4||Winsome White||Brooklyn, New York||12||–||12|
|5||Marysel Cruz Cruz||Puerto Rico||15||–||15|
|6||Laura Pyszora||United Kingdom||18||–||18|
|7||Cara Baruth||Columbia, Maryland||21||–||21|
|8||Natalia Spierings||United Kingdom||24||–||24|
|9||Jacqueline Hale||Virginia Beach, Virginia||27||–||27|
|12||Mara J. Ruckman||Republic, Missouri||37||–||37|
|14||Rachel Aronson||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||42||–||42|
|15||Cassandra Asdell||Queen Creek, Arizona||46||–||46|
|16||Kerlyne Alexis-Pinkins||Detroit, Michigan||48||–||48|
|16||Kathleen Alvarez||Wellington, Florida||48||–||48|
|16||Marta Gallegos||Miami, Florida||47||–||47|
|16||Cecila Gonzalez||Hallandale Beach, Florida||48||–||48|
|16||Tanya Lee||Hammond, Louisiana||48||–||48|
|16||Blanca Rodrigues||Tampa, Florida||48||–||48|
|16||Christina Specos||Miami Beach, Florida||48||–||48|
Our team at Fitness Volt congratulates the winners of this weekend’s big show!