International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness

NATALIA LUGOVSKIKH (RUSSIA), MAIN STAR IN BEN WEIDER LEGACY CUP

Amazing competition in Bikini Fitness, at the 2nd. Ben Weider Legacy Cup (Lahti; Finland) with 5 categories crowded of Elite ranked competitors and with respective winners offering a close battle for the overall title and the 3 Pro Elite Cards offered.

In the Short Class (-160 cm), the Ukrainian Hanna Skvortsova won the Gold medal, almost with a perfect score from judges (6 points) with her symmetric and athletic body, defeating by only 3 points (9 points) the complete Turkish athlete, Deniz Saypinar (Silver medal).

In the Short-Middle Class (-164 cm) very similar situation with the new Finnish star Melina Keltaniemi winning the title with 6 points of advantage (6 to 12 points) over Russian Mayya Leonenko (Silver Medal).

Victory without discussion, in the Middle Class (-169 cm) for the Elite Ranking co-leader Oksana Brygidir (Ukraine), with a perfect score from judges (5 points). The battle in podium was for the Silver Medal with Slovakian Timea Trajtelova defeating by 2 points (14 to 16 points) Russian Daria Vassilets (Bronze).

Similar situation in the Tall Class (-172 cm) with the solid victory of Natalia Petruska (Hungary), reaching the Gold Medal with 8 points of difference over Estonian Jana Teder (7 to 15 points) and 11 points over Finnish Jonna Nygrén-Jantti (18 points).

In the Super Tall Class (+172 cm), it was not place for the surprise and the other Elite Ranking co-leader, Natalia Lugovskih (Russia) took a new victory this season, with another perfect score from judges (5 points). Young raising star Ioana Estrellita Sulea (Romania) took the Silver medal defeating aesthetic Phoebe Hagan (United Kingdom) in another interesting battle for the podium.

In the Super Final, Brygidir and Lugovskikh performed another very close battle for the overall title and finally it was the Russian athlete who, as did in the European Championships, took the main title and a place in the history of 2nd. Ben Weider Legacy Cup Lahti.