2022 Figure Olympia Pre-Judging Report

Cydney Gillon seeks a record sixth consecutive Olympia title.

The Venetian in Las Vegas, NV, hosted the pre-judging round of the 2022 Figure Olympia. Five-time champion Cydney Gillon planned to continue her reign and add a sixth championship to her mantle, while 38 other bodybuilders hoped to derail her dominance.

Like the 212 division, this is the largest lineup in the division’s history. After the contestants were compared in number order to the crowd and judges, prejudging began with 45-second introductions, followed by the callouts as requested by the judges.

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2022 Figure Olympia Pre-Judging

Callout 1 

  • Stephanie Gibson
  • Nicole Zenobia Graham
  • Jossie Nathali ALarcon Beceera
  • Cydney Gillon
  • Lola Montez
  • Jessica Reyes Padilla
  • Natalia Soltero
  • Maria Luisa Baeza Diaz

Callout 2 

  • LaToyia Farley
  • Nadia Bradford
  • Shanice Abrams
  • An Da Jeong
  • Ericka Morales Morgan
  • Rhea Gayle
  • Maggie Watson
  • Angelita Lopez

Callout 3 

  • Paula Ranta
  • Jennifer Zienert
  • Bojana Vasilijevic
  • Wendy Fortino
  • Tereza Linhartova
  • Adela Ondrejovicova
  • Hanwool Park

Callout 4

  • Mauda Exantus
  • Karina Grau
  • Julia V. Waring
  • Zulfiya Bitiyeva
  • Autumn Cleveland
  • Felecia Harris
  • Julia Champlin
  • Akana Yukhno

Callout 5 

  • Samantha Jerring
  • Nadine Claudia Huber
  • Rejoice Godwin
  • Anna Gasior
  • Shelace Shoemaker
  • Lena Ramsteiner
  • Valerie Ratelle
  • Gabriela Linhartova

Callout 6 

  • Maria Luisa Baeza Diaz
  • Stephanie Gibson
  • Natalia Soltero
  • Nicole Zenobia Graham
  • Ericka Morales Morgan
  • Nadia Bradford

Callout 7

  • Jossie Nathali Alarcon Becerra
  • Lola Montez
  • Jessica Reyes Padilla
  • Cydney Gillon

Gillon never moved out of the center in the first callout. She was joined in the last callout by Jossie Becerra, Jessica Reyes Padilla, and Lola Montez. That is your top four heading into the finals.

To see if Gillon wins her sixth title or if we have a new champion, stay tuned to BarBend for coverage of the Friday night happenings from Las Vegas. You can also watch the action live from the Zappos Theater by purchasing and watching the 2022 Olympia Weekend live on the Olympia Productions website.

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The 2022 Olympia Schedule

Below is the schedule for the rest of the 2022 Olympia weekend. The divisions below are listed in the same order as they appear on the schedule of mrolympia.com/weekend-schedule.

The start times for each division’s pre-judging and finals have not been announced. The morning sessions and evening sessions on Dec. 16, 2022, begin at 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., respectively. The morning and evening sessions on Dec. 17, 2022, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., respectively.

Friday, Dec. 16, 2022

9:00 a.m. ā€” Pre-Judging

6:00 p.m. ā€” Finals

  • 212 Olympia
  • Fitness Olympia
  • Figure Olympia
  • Women’s Physique Olympia
  • Ms. Olympia
  • Wellness Olympia

6:00 p.m. ā€” Mr. Olympia Pre-Judging

Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022

9:00 a.m. ā€” Pre-Judging

7:00 p.m. ā€” Finals

  • Mr. Olympia
  • Men’s Physique Olympia
  • Bikini Olympia
  • Classic Physique Olympia

BarBend is producing live coverage of the pre-judging and finals for each division.

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