Bodybuilding’s best of the best clash for Shawn Rhoden Classic Philippines crowns

By ABS-CBN Sports on Oct 28, 2016 06:50 PM

Shawn "Flexatron" Rhoden, flaunts his form during yesterday’s launch of the Shawn Rhoden Classic Philippines at the Gold Gym at Blueway Walk in Pasay. The Jamaican-American pro body builder and Fitness Pro Bikini champion Janet Layug will grace the SRC Philippines at SMX Convention Center on Saturday.

The country’s top bodybuilders, physique, fitness, figure and bikini contenders face off in the Shawn Rhoden Classic Philippines on Saturday, Oct. 29 with various titles at stake at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay.

Categories on tap are the men’s Bodybuilding with the field vying in the below 65kg, 65-70kg, 75-80kg, above 80kg, novice and masters; the men’s Physique-Overall which features the novice, short and tall categories; the Classic Bodybuilding Open, the Women’s Figure Open, the Women’s Bikini Overall which features the short and tall events.

Shawn Rhoden and IFBB’s (International Federation of Body Building) and Fitness Pro Bikini champion Janet Layug will grace the event. 

SRC Philippines is a franchise under Shawn “Flexatron” Rhoden, one of the top global names in bodybuilding. Rhoden began his endeavor in 1992 when he met with former Mr. Universe Yohnnie Shambourger who provided Shawn with superb blocks in bodybuilding. From then on, Shawn has become one of the most sculpted, muscular physiques today that he placed second in the recently concluded 2016 Olympia.

Working with his “Dream to Believe” slogan, Rhoden is now a celebrated brand in the field and shares his dedication for bodybuilding to the rest of the world. His passion reached the Philippine scene in 2013 with the staging of the Shawn Rhoden Classic Philippines with the support of IFBB.

The SRC is currently the biggest, most prestigious bodybuilding and fitness event in the country as bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts from all over compete in the hopes of garnering recognition for their hard work.

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