After a heated contest, bodybuilder Hassan Mostafa is the victor on the 2022 Orlando Pro. The International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) Pro League competitors — which came about on July 2, 2022, on the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL — featured 12 athletes within the Men’s Open division.

With a current June 2022 win on the 2022 Puerto Rico Pro, Mostafa now has two professional contest victories in a comparatively quick interval. It appears his arduous work along with his conditioning and in coaching issues like his arms, legs, shoulders, and again is paying off. Italy’s Andrea Presti completed in second place, and the United States’ Phil Clahar rounded out the highest three.

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Here are the ultimate standings of this competitors, which featured solely the Men’s Open division:

2022 Orlando Pro Results | Men’s Open

  1. Hassan Mostafa — Winner
  2. Andrea Presti 
  3. Phil Clahar
  4. Maxx Charles
  5. Tonio Burton
  6. Jonas Giatras
  7. Rasheed Oldacre
  8. Matt Kouba
  9. Martin Hernandez
  10. Jason Lowe
  11. Jameil Hamilton
  12. Walter Martin (Did Not Finish)

Not a lot appeared to provide the completely different athletes a transparent distinction in a tense, aggressive affair. Thanks to a win in each primary rounds of judging, Mostafa separated himself from the pack and took residence the eventual victory.

Usually, the winner of each Men’s Open contest within the bodybuilding season earns automated qualification to the 2022 Mr. Olympia. That competitors will happen on December 16-18, 2022, in Las Vegas, NV. Since Mostafa already earned a spot within the Mr. Olympia with a win on the 2022 Puerto Rico Pro, his standing stays unchanged. None of the opposite rivals obtain an invite.

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Challenges Ahead

While athletes like Mostafa have already secured their place within the 2022 Mr. Olympia, others within the bodybuilding sphere nonetheless have a number of work to do earlier than December. The best path is to win typically any of the allotted contests within the season, however there are different paths to bodybuilding’s most prestigious stage.

The second by way of fifth-place finishers on the 2022 Orlando Pro — Presti, Clahar, Maxx Charles, and Tonio Burton all captured Tier 4 factors within the Olympia Qualification System. If any of those athletes are within the prime three in factors of their division by the point qualification ends on November 13, 2022, they’d qualify for the 2022 Mr. Olympia.

Notably, after beginning within the prejudging, William Martin didn’t compete within the Finals on the Orlando Pro and has a “DNF” (didn’t end) on his official scorecard. At the time of this writing, it’s unclear why Martin didn’t end.

The subsequent Men’s Open contest on the docket is the 2022 Mr. Big Evolution Pro Portugal. That will happen on July 8-10, 2022, in Cascais, Portugal. Perhaps one of many bodybuilders nonetheless searching for an official place in Las Vegas will take benefit and present out of their posing trunks en path to a victory and berth for the 2022 Mr. Olympia.

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