Veteran Steve Williams, Torturer’s Elvin, Popular ‘Tiger’ Jacobs and Corbin Earn Pro Cards At Roger Boyce Classic

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Veteran Steve Williams, who competed in the Open Class, earned his IFBB Elite Pro Card.
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By Neto Baptiste

Antigua and Barbuda now has four additional professional bodybuilders following competition in the amateur division of the Roger Boyce Classic held in Barbados over the weekend.

Torturer Gym’s Makiva Elvin, in the Women’s Bikini Fitness (up to and including 164 centimeters) and Tony “Tiger” Jacobs, competing in the Men’s Physique (up to and including 179 centimeters) both won in their respective divisions before claiming the overall titles and earning the right to an IFBB Elite Pro Card.

Also, Duncan Corbin, in the Men’s Physique (up to and including 173 centimeters) and veteran Steve Williams, who competed in the Open Class, both captured their divisions and also earned the right to IFBB Pro Cards.

Williams also competed in the heavyweight division of Men’s Bodybuilding where he finished second while Orson Martin was third.

There was a fourth place finish for Narricca Ballantyne while Yvette Butler finished just outside the top five; both competed in the Bikini Fitness segment.

Competing in the Bikini Wellness division, Kala Francis and Kayla Joseph were both silver medallists with Francis competing in the over 163 centimeters category and Joseph taking part in the ‘up to and including 163 centimeters’ category.

Trevor Giddings and Jameel Knight, both competing in the Open Class of the Men’s Physique, were third and second respectively. Giddings also flexed his muscles in the Open Class of the Men’s Classic Bodybuilding where he finished second.

There was success as well for Antigua and Barbuda in the pro division of the Roger Boyce Classic, with Ambassador Kimberly Percival claiming top honours ahead of six other competitors in the Bikini Fitness category. Leanna Carrington was second while Elvin, who had previously won her pro card in the amateur division, finished fourth in the pro competition.

Competing in the Men’s Physique, Kenroy Christian, claimed silver while Jacobs, competing in his first pro show after having won his card in the amateur division, finished third. Anthony Kempton Nurse finished fifth while Corbin finished just outside the top five.

Meanwhile, in the Men’s Classic Physique, Bernard Percival registered a third place finish with Dwayne George and Elvis Bailey finishing just outside the top five.

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