Kai Greene Wins Again At the 2010 Arnold Classic
Written by Gary Gardiner and courtesy the Arnold Sports Festival website.
Kai Greene of the United States won the Arnold Classic bodybuilding competition at the Arnold Sports Festival 2010. A check for $130,000 was presented by Gerard Dente of MHP, a trophy was presented by Tim Bentley of GNC, an Audemars Piquet watch by Rhett Ricart, and a Tony Nowak jacket and congratulations from Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Kai Greene won the Most Entertaining Posing Award and a $10,000 check and trophy presented by Josef Kagerbauer of Joska Crystal. Branch Warren of the United States was awarded the Most Muscular Man Trophy presented by Rich Gaspari of Gaspari Nutrition.
Kai Greene Wins Again At Arnold Classic.
Phil Heath of the United States won 2nd place. He received $75,000 presented by Eric Schwartz of Animal and an Arnold Classic medallion presented by Michael O’Hearn of Bodybuilding.com.
Branch Warren placed 3rd in this year’s Arnold Classic and was awarded $50,000 presented by Jan Tana of Jan Tana and a medallion by Eric Broser of All American EFX.
Other major prizes awarded in the Arnold Classic were:
* 4th place: Dexter Jackson of the United States received $30,000 presented by Todd Jewell of Twinlab and a medallion presented by Marcus Haley of MET-Rx.
* 5th place: Toney Freeman of the United States received $15,000 presented by Roger Bair of Raisin Rack and a medallion presented by Jay Jacobsen of Optimum Nutrition.
* 6th place: Ronny Rockel of Germany received $10,000, presented by Heather Wilson of Amino Vital and a medallion by Edwin John Yang of The Columbus Dispatch.
Roelly Winklaar from Holland was placed 7th.
A total of 13 bodybuilders competed in the March 6 competition.
Derek Poundstone Repeats Win at 2010 Arnold Strongman Classic
Derek Poundstone of Waterbury, Connecticut won the contest over an international field to capture the 8th Annual Arnold Strongman Classic title.
Poundstone received a $45,000 check from Rhett Ricart of Ricart.com, an Audemars Piquet watch and the Louis Cyr trophy by Gerard Dente of MHP and congratulations from Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Derek Poundstone set three world records, in the Circus Bell, Manhood Stones and Timber Carry.
Poundstone completed the Timber Carry in 9.2 second carrying 1,003 pounds (450 kg) for 36 feet.
Derek Poundstone Repeats Win at Arnold Strongman Classic in 2010.
Finishing four points behind Poundstone in second was Zydrunas Savickas of Lithuania. He received $20,000 from Tim Bentley of GNC.
The order of the other finishers was:
* 3rd place: Travis Ortmayer of Cypress, Texas received $15,000 from Michael O’Hearn of Bodybuilding.com.
* 4th place: Mikhail “Misha” Koklyaev of Russia received $10,000 from Eric Schwartz of Animal.
* 5th place: Brian Shaw of Fort Lupton, Colorado received $8,000 from Oleksandr Geraga of Epicentr.
* 6th place: Dave Ostland of Minnestoa received $6,000 from Jan Tana of Jan Tana.
* 7th place: Phil Pfister of Charleston, West Virginia received $5,000 from Rich Gaspari of Gaspari Nutrition.
* 8th place: Konstiantyn Ilin of the Ukraine received $3,000 from Bill Brooks from Chase.
* 9th place: Nick Best of Las Vegas, Nevada received $2,000 from Eric Broser of All American EFX.
* 10th place: Brian Siders of Virginia Beach, Virginia received $1,000 from Roger Bair of Raisin Rack.
This year’s Arnold Strongman Classic was sponsored by MHP and Epicentr. Events included:
MHP Timber Carry, MHP Manhood Stones, MHP “Apollon’s Wheel”, MHP Tire Deadlift, and the MHP Circus Bell.