2000 Arnold Classic – Ms. Fitness
The weekend kicked off at 7pm on Friday with the introduction of fitness competitors. This event consisted of four rounds: Symmetry round, Compulsory fitness round, Freestyle round, and finished with a One-Suit comparison.
Sixth place was taken by Laura Makowski. She had a great year in 1999 and was hungry for more. Her routine was a marvelous gymnastic display.
Fifth place saw Jenny Hendershott making her pro debut. Her routine was fast and crisp with constant movement. Three consecutive back flips brought roars of approval from the crowd.
Fourth place went to Shena Forkner from the Lone Star State of Texas. In her first Ms. Fitness International, Shena finished this part of the show with a bang. She blasted through a lightening fast round of amazing high kicks and flips. Her finale consisted of a full set of press-ups with legs over her shoulders.
Third place was awarded to Shannon Meteraud. Shannon displayed poise and confidence that was amazing considering this was her first IFBB pro debut. Her gymnastic and dance display conveyed why she will be one to watch in future events.
Second place honors were awarded to Timea Majorova. This competitor from Slovakia showed an excellent physique and gymnastic ability that empowers fitness training. Truly a feminine bodybuilder with grace.
Crowned overall winner of the Ms. Fitness International was Kelly Ryan. The second place finisher at the Fitness Olympia was clearly the winner on this day. Her ability highlighted the show and brought fans to their feet. Kelly took home the trophy and $20,000 in prize money.
2000 Arnold Classic Ms. Fitness Results
- Kelly Ryan
- Timea Majorova
- Shannon Meteraud
- Shena Forkner
- Jen Hendershott
- Laura Makowski
- Melissa Frabbiele
- Adela Friedmansky
- D.J. Wallis
- Klaudia Kinska
- Mandy Blank
- Lovena Tuley
- Maria Bellando
- Cynthia Bridges
- Lisa Lowe
- Linda McLaughlin