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69 COMPETITORS ROCK FITNESS CHAMPIONSHIP

69 men and women from Guam, Japan, and the Northen Mariana Islands vying for the title, the Leo Palace resort was rocking from all night long with the fittest people on Island putting on display all their hard work.

By Asha Marie Robles

On Saturday October 25th the Leo Palace Resort was filled with family, friends, and fans that came out to show their support for those competing in the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational.

With 69 men and women from Guam, Japan, and the Northen Mariana Islands vying for the title, the competition was broken down into five categories: The most well known Men’s Bodybuilding, the one-of-a-kind Women’s Body Fitness, and three new categories, the Men’s Physique, Women’s Physique, and Women’s Bikini.

The five main categories were then broken into divisions and classes, which saw winners of each.  Winners of each category are as followed:

National Men’s Bantamweight Division

Competitor No. Competitor Name Country Final Place
1 Brando Quejado Guam 1
2 Robinson Chaco Guam 2
3 Alfie Siherio Guam 3

International Men’s Bantamweight Division

Competitor No. Competitor Name Country Final Place
1 Brando Quejado Guam 1
14 Toshisuke Kanazawa Japan 2
2 Robinson Chaco Guam 3
Josh Mercado strikes a pose at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Josh Mercado strikes a pose at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

National Men’s Lightweight Division

Competitor No. Competitor Name Country Final Place
5 Joshua Mercado Guam 1
4 Robert Lizama Guam 2
6 Devin Chaco Guam 3

International Men’s Lightweight Division

Competitor No. Competitor Name Country Final Place
5 Joshua Mercado Guam 1
4 Robert Lizama Japan 2
15 Ryo Fujishiro Japan 3

National Men’s Welterweight Division

Competitor No. Competitor Name Country Final Place
9 Jaime Rodriguez Guam 1
7 Trevor Wolford Guam 2
8 Jeffrey Saavedro Guam 3

International Men’s middleweight Division

Competitor No. Competitor Name Country Final Place
16 Shigego Sato Japan 1

National Men’s Heavyweight Division

Competitor No. Competitor Name Country Final Place
11 Michael Duay Guam 1
10 Nicholas Corpe Guam 2
12 Jason Cruz Guam 3

International Men’s Heavyweight Division

Competitor No. Competitor Name Country Final Place
17 Kondo Kazutaka Japan 1
11 Michael Duay Guam 2
10 Nicholas Corpe Guam 3

International Master’s Division

Competitor No. Competitor Name Country Final Place
9 Jaime Rodriguez Guam 1
14 Kanazawa Toshisuke Japan 2
13 Saito Tadao Japan 3

National Women’s Physique-Open Class

Competitor No. Competitor Name Country Final Place
19 The Schuler Guam 1
18 Brianna Sablan Guam 2
20 Leizl Lanada Guam 3

International Women’s Physique-Open Class

Competitor No. Competitor Name Country Final Place
19 The Schuler Guam 1
25 Naoko Osawa Japan 2
21 Megumi Sawada Japan 3

National Body Fitness – Short Class

Competitor No. Competitor Name Country Final Place
29 Alyssa Gumabon Guam 1
31 Shalane Chaco Guam 2
26 Lane Mercado Guam 3

International Body Fitness- Short Class

Competitor No. Competitor Name Country Final Place
36 Yuki Saito Japan 1
29 Alyssa Gumabon Guam 2
37 Mariko Doma Japan 3

National Body Fitness-Tall Class

Competitor No. Competitor Name Country Final Place
34 Joy Quemado Guam 1
33 Crystal Chittenden Guam 2
35 Gretchen Hopper Guam 3
Kayoko Yamamoto poses after winning the overall title in the Women's Body Fitness category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Kayoko Yamamoto poses after winning the overall title in the Women’s Body Fitness category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

International Body Fitness-Tall Class

Competitor No. Competitor Name Country Final Place
38 Kayoko Yamamoto Japan 1
14 Joy Quemado Guam 2
33 Crystal Chittenden Guam 3

International Men’s Physique-Short Class

Competitor No. Competitor Name Country Final Place
51 Taiki Tokuhisa Japan 1
52 Hiroki Sakai Japan 2
42 Rivera Reymar Guam 3

International Men’s Physique-Tall Class

Competitor No. Competitor Name Country Final Place
46 Xavier Reyes Guam 1
59 Atsushi Nakamua Japan 2
53 Hirohisa Hasegawa Japan 3

International Bikini – Short Class

Competitor No. Competitor Name Country Final Place
65 Haruka Ogiyama Japan 1
62 Lisa Santiago Castro Guam 2
61 Leah Jacobson Guam 3

International Bikini-Tall Class

Competitor No. Competitor Name Country Final Place
66 Chikako Shina Japan 1
69 Keiko Arai Japan 2

International Women’s Physique Overall – Thea Schuler

International Body Fitness Overall – Kayoko Yamamoto

International Men’s Physique Overall – Taiki Tokuhisa

International Bikini Overall – Haruka Ogiyama

International Men’s Bodybuilding Overall – Shigego Sato

National Women’s Physique-Overall – Thea Schuler

National Body Fitness Overall – Alyssa Gumabon

National Men’s Body Building Overall – Joshua Mercado

National Body Fitness Overall – Alyssa Gumabon

Body Fitness Grand Champion – Kayoko Yamamoto

Women’s Physique Grand Champion – Thea Schuler

Men’s Physique Grand Champion – Taiki Tokuhisa

 

Bikini Grand Champion – Haruka Ogiyama

 

First place winners of each division and class were then put to the final test as they battled each other for the overall title of each category. Japan came out big as they took overall titles in four of the five categories  Coming out on top for the Men’s Physique International was Taiki Tokuhisa. Taking the Women’s Bikini International was Haruko Okiyama. Winning the overall Men’s Bodybulding was Shigego Sanyo and taking first in

Women’s Body Fitness was Kayoko Yamamoto.

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Shigego Sanyo poses after winning the overall title in the Men's Bodybuilding category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Shigego Sanyo poses after winning the overall title in the Men’s Bodybuilding category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Women's Bikini International overall winner Haruko Okiyama  poses at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Women’s Bikini International overall winner Haruko Okiyama poses at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Men's Physique International overall winner Taiki Tokuhisa poses at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Men’s Physique International overall winner Taiki Tokuhisa poses at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Men hold their pose as they compete in the Men's Bodybuilding category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Men hold their pose as they compete in the Men’s Bodybuilding category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Men hold their pose as they compete in the Men's Bodybuilding category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Men hold their pose as they compete in the Men’s Bodybuilding category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Alyssa Gumabon poses at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Alyssa Gumabon poses at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Winners of the Women's Short Class Bikini category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Winners of the Women’s Short Class Bikini category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Women show off their bodies in the Women's Short Class Bikini category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Women show off their bodies in the Women’s Short Class Bikini category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Haruka Ogiyama strikes a quick pose in the Women's Short Class Bikini category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Haruka Ogiyama strikes a quick pose in the Women’s Short Class Bikini category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Leah Jacobson strikes a quick pose in the Women's Short Class Bikini category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Leah Jacobson strikes a quick pose in the Women’s Short Class Bikini category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Competitors show off their muscles in the Men's Tall Class Physique category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Competitors show off their muscles in the Men’s Tall Class Physique category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Competitors Luke Sos and Jon Muth pose in the Men's Tall Class Physique category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Competitors Luke Sos and Jon Muth pose in the Men’s Tall Class Physique category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Competitors show off their muscles in the Men's Short Class Physique category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Competitors show off their muscles in the Men’s Short Class Physique category at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Women competitors in the Women's Body Fitness International Short Class Division show off their hard work at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Women competitors in the Women’s Body Fitness International Short Class Division show off their hard work at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Women competitors in the Women's Body Fitness International Short Class Division show off their hard work at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Women competitors in the Women’s Body Fitness International Short Class Division show off their hard work at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Competitors pose for a quick photo as they get ready back stage at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

Competitors pose for a quick photo as they get ready back stage at the 2014 Michelob Ultra Guam National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships and International Invitational held at the Leo Palace Resort on October 25th 2014. (photo by Asha Robles)

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