The 2023 Kim Junho Pro took place from October 21-22 in Gyeonggi State, Korea. This show was an Olympia qualifier for 2024, featuring competitors from the Classic Physique and Bikini divisions.
Competitors began their 2024 seasons early this year. Why? Because the IFBB Pro League’s Olympia qualification deadline ended in 2023 on October 9. That means any contender who manages to win a Pro show beyond that date will earn passage to the 2024 Mr. Olympia, though the date, venue, and location have yet to be revealed.
As for the 2023 Mr. Olympia… well, that contest is rapidly approaching. The ‘Super Bowl’ of bodybuilding will take over Orlando, Florida in just a few weeks from November 2-5, where competitors from all 11 categories will vie for gold and bragging rights.
Check out the full results from the 2023 Kim Junho Pro Below:
2023 Kim Junho Pro Winners
- Classic Physique: Chen Kang
- Bikini: Wu Bi
2023 Kim Junho Pro Results Breakdown
Korea welcomed some impressive contenders to the stage over the weekend. The balance, detail, and muscularity of Woo Gyum Kim made him stand out, especially during the prejudging rounds. He only seemed to get harder as the posing rounds went on. Kim was last seen in action at the 2022 Monsterzym Pro where he earned third place.
In Kim’s way was Chen Kang whose presentation, conditioning, and symmetry were on another level. Kang is always dangerous on stage because he knows how to present his strengths during transitions and holds poses seamlessly. Kang took to the stage recently at the 2023 Dubai Pro, where he performed exceptionally well in fourth place. This time, Chen Kang left no doubt and earned first place. Woo Gum Kim and Han Sang Tae followed in second and third place.
- Winner — Chen Kang
- Second Place — Woo Gyum Kim
- Third Place — Han Sang Tae
- Fourth Place — Jing Han
- Fifth Place — Brian Au
- Sixth Place — Gi Hyun Kwon
- Seventh Place — Yasushi Murakami
Bikini talent delivered an exciting night of action in the heart of Korea. During prejudging rounds, Ye Jin Kim impressed early with an ideal combination of balance and aesthetics. She continues to improve show to show. Having last taken the stage at the 2023 Musclecontest Vietnam Pro where she placed 13th, her journey in the league has been a testament to her dedication to quality training and nutrition.
Meanwhile, Wu Bi was also looking to cement herself as a bodybuilding champion. Bi’s graceful posing and transitions mark her as a promising talent, worthy of paying attention to. Wu Bi last competed in October at the 2023 Musclecontest Vietnam Pro, though finished fourth. This time, she captured gold in a thrilling showdown! Ye Jin Kim and Bin Liang took second and third place honors.
- Winner — Wu Bi
- Second Place — Ye Jin Kim
- Third Place — Bin Liang
- Fourth Place — Ji Bin Park
- Fifth Place — MinHee Baek
- Sixth Place — Po Yuet Ko
- Seventh Place — Di Qin
- Eighth Place — Nicole Tan
- Ninth Place — Yeoni Lee
- Tenth Place — Na Yeong Choi
2023 Kim Junho Pro Scorecards
That wraps up all the action in Korea. Our team at Fitness Volt wishes the winners luck in their next bodybuilding endeavors!