Touted as the biggest money show in the bodybuilding industry, the Gentle Giant Classic will be held at Carnival City’s Big Top Arena in eastern Johannesburg on Saturday, 16 September.
An amazing R500,000 in prize money will be up for grabs at this IFBB sanctioned and Arnold Classic Africa 2018 qualifying event. All athletes are welcome to enter with medals and prize money going to the top 6 in each line-up.
Prize money will consist of the following:
1st place – R8000
2nd place – R4000
3rd place – R3000
4th place – R2500
5th place – R1500
6th place – R1000
Weigh in for the competition, sponsored by USN, will take place at Carnival City on Friday, 15 September between 17:00 and 20:00. The main show starts on Saturday, 16 September at 18:00.
The event will comprise of the following divisions:
- Juniors U/23
- Senior Classic Bodybuilding (Up to 1.75m and Over 1.75m)
- Masters Over 40
- Men’s Athletic Physique (Up to 1.74m, Up to 1.78m, Over 1.78m and Masters)
- Muscular Men’s Physique
- Senior Men’s Bodybuilding (Up to 70kg, Up to 80kg, Up to 90kg, Over 90kg)
- Men’s Overalls (Athletic Physique, Senior Classic Bodybuilding and Senior Men’s Bodybuilding)
- Women’s Beach Bikini (Up to 1.63m and Over 1.63m)
- Women’s Bikini Fitness (Up to 1.60m, Up to 1.66m, Up to 1.72m, Over 1.72m, Over 35yrs)
- Women’s Wellness Fitness
- Women’s Body Fitness (Up to 1.68m and Over 1.68m)
- Women’s Physique
- Women’s Overalls (Body Fitness, Bikini Fitness and Beach Bikini)