Arnold Sports Festival Results 2024: Saturday Results, Highlights and Reaction – Bleacher Report

Several of the major events in the 2024 Arnold Sports Festival wrapped up on Saturday. This included the Strongman Classic, the Strongwoman Classic, men’s Physique, and the Arnold Classic.
The Arnold Classic in particular has become one of bodybuilding’s premier events, with top competitors around the globe vying for first place. The 2024 group featured a pair of decorated individuals, Hadi Choopan and Samson Dauda. Choopan, known as the Persian Wolf, made his first appearance at the event after winning the title of Mr. Olympia in 2022. He was also the Mr. Olympia runner-up in 2023
As for Dauda, he returned to defend his title after emerging victorious in the 2023 Arnold Classic. It appeared to be a two-man race heading into the final day, as both Choopan and Dauda were featured in the first and final callouts during prejudging on Friday.
At the end of the day, Choopan dethroned Dauda to win the $300,000 prize and earn some redemption for his second-place Mt. Olympia finish. Here are the full results for the Arnold Classic as well as several other notable events on Saturday.
Lauralie Chapados continued her dominance in the bikini international event, winning it for the third consecutive year. Meanwhile, Rajesh John won his first Arnold title by taking home the crown in the pro wheelchair event as 2023 champion Harold Kelley finished fourth.
Mitchell Hooper won his second straight Arnold Strongman Classic after entering the day in the No. 2 spot behind 2018 World’s Strongest Man Hafthór Björnsson. Hooper recorded 32 points on Saturday in order to secure the victory.
Angelica Jardine maintained her recent hot streak after winning 2023 America’s Strongest Woman. She earned a victory in the Arnold Strongwoman Classic, narrowly beating out runner-up Olga Liashchuk by half a point.
Action continues on Sunday with the ROGUE Record Breakers event, featuring athletes attempting to set records in unique strength-based competitions.


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