Get ready to witness the ultimate display of body perfection at the 2024 New York Pro on May 18th. Athletes from around the globe will compete in categories like Women’s Physique, Men’s Physique, Wellness, Classic Physique, Men’s Open, and 212 Bodybuilding. The event will take place at the Marriott at Glenpointe, located in Teaneck, NJ.

The action starts at 8:00 am with Pre-judging, followed by more rounds at 12:00 pm. Then, the excitement peaks at the evening finals, beginning at 5:00 pm for some categories and 8:00 pm for others. Moreover,  you won’t want to miss the impressive lineup, which includes stars like Nick Walker, the debutant athlete in the Open division, Angel Calderon Frias, and the Detroit Pro winner, Martin Fitzwater.

Here’s the complete list of athletes participating in each category


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In the Men’s Open division, Nick Walker’s name is missing from the list on the official IFBB Pro competition website. In fact, on the front page, they have misspelled the year as “2023 New York Pro” instead of 2024. However, the lineup is tight, and the event promises to be an amazing showdown.

Men’s Bodybuilding – Open
• Kristoffer Berner
• Tim Budesheim
• Tonio Burton
• Volodymyr Byruk
• Angel Calderon Frias
• Marc Arthur Dautruchee
• Jonarthur Duncan
• Quinton Eriya
• Martin Fitzwater
• Ethan Grossman
• Harry Harris
• Dorian Haywood
• Kille Kujala
• Josef Kveton
• Emir Omeragic
• Justin Luis Rodriguez
• Milan Sadek
• Stuart Sutherland
• Krystian Wolski

• Men’s Physique – Open
• Philip Acevedo
• Laquintin Alston
• Ali Bilal
• Nur Irfan Bin Ahmad
• Vitor Chaves
• Jordan Clark
• Jeremy Coleman
• Andrew David
• Jimmy Decius-Norius
• Fabian Feber
• Andre Ferguson
• Maxim Golovatii
• Aaron Harvey
• Tunde Hassan
• Jarrett Jenkins
• Missael Leija
• Tom Mcnamara
• Gage Moran
• Edvan Palmeira
• Alessio Sbizzera
• Raphael Souza
• Alcides Vera lii

• Men’s 212 Bodybuilding
• Athanasios Attilakos
• Kerrith Bajjo
• Francisco Barrios Vlk
• Tristen Escolastico
• Luiz Esteves
• Scott Fogelsonger
• Jordan Gomes
• Nicholas Jackson
• Jason Joseph
• Oleh Kryvyi Karol Malecki
• Fabricio Moreira
• Valentin Petrov
• Aaron Polites
• Sung II Ryu
• Lucas Silva Coelho
• Giuseppe Christian Zagarella

• Men’s Classic Physique – Open
• Angel Bajana
• Tony Barhoum
• Maurice Burgess
• Thomas Connelly
• Shane Cullen
• Camilo Diaz
• Lucas Gianinni
• Matthew Greggo
• Jorge Luis Guerrero Gallegos
• Keith Jenkins Shicheng Jin
• Dmytro Krazhan
• Eric Lisboa
• Robert Mazzara
• Cleef Metellus
• Eugene Nagashima
• Matt Orchard
• Bradley Pfeifer
• Jacob Robichaux
• Kenneth Silcott
• Adam Thomas
• Jerark Toribio Perez
• Cameron Watson

• Women’s Bikini Open
• Verushqa Andrade
• Shantal Barros
• Aimee Leann Delgado
• Valeria Fedorenko
• Vanessa Guzman
• Ashley Marie Lee
• Vanesa Ocana
• Janet Ortega
• Huyen Person
• Sharon Ramos
• Lisa Reith
• Luciana Santos

• Women’s Physique – Open
• Josefa Paloma Barba Bedolla
• Jessica Falborn
• Nadia Henriquez
• Sheronica Henton
• Jessica Hufstetler
• Marika Jones
• Yuna Kim
• Angela Noury
• Julia Schrade

• Women’s Figure Open
• Jossie Alarcon
• Maria Luisa Baeza Diaz Pereira
• Danielle Barros
• Jessica Bowers
• Caeleigh Bowman
• Melissa Brodsky
• Thais Cabrices-Werner
• Lauren Calderoni
• Gabriela Consolmagno
• Roberta Das Chagas
• Maude Exantus
• Emily Hammond
• Ali Heisler
• Ashley Howells
• Latoya Johnson
• Jeanne Kassel
• Ashley Lakomowski
• Caroline Leticia Zawadzki
• Georgina Lona
• Daniella Means
• Sokum Ouk
• Nina Paulus
• Valerie Ratelle
• Serena Salis
• Lia Taylor
• Maria Wattel
• Aksana Yukhno

• Women’s Wellness Open
• Elisa Alcantara
• Juliane Almeida
• Debora Assuncao Emily Azzarello
• Edna Ferreira De Souza
• Melitza Guerrero
• Sheila Guidry
• Emily King
• Chen Qi Liu
• Kelly Purcell
• Lorena Ragusa
• Fernanda Rodrigues
Shavonne Tedstone
Minju Yoon

With an impressive lineup of athletes and the promise of intense competition, the 2024 New York Pro is set to be an unforgettable event. Apart from these remarkable athletes, bodybuilding fans eagerly anticipate a top-notch performance from Nick Walker. With every prestigious event, there is one common anticipation: the predictions. Let’s take a moment to see what insights the bodybuilding experts have to offer.

Will Nick Walker remain the champion at the NY Pro this year?

According to Zem Fitness on YouTube, he shared that Nick Walker’s return to the stage after his injury has sparked excitement and skepticism among fans in the Men’s Open division. While some doubt his ability to regain his former glory, others believe he’s poised to dominate. Walker’s dedication and hunger suggest he’s aiming for nothing less than his best, leaving competitors vying for second place.


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Among those challenging Walker, is Tonio Burton, whose aesthetic physique contrasts with Walker’s mass monster stature in the Men’s Open division. Despite the significant muscle mass difference, Burton’s conditioning and proportions make him a formidable contender. However, many, including Dennis James, believe that beating Walker is nearly impossible due to his size and conditioning advantage.


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Additionally, Martin Fitzwater, fresh off his Detroit Pro win, promises to bring a sharper look, while Justin Luis Rodriguez’s team focuses on refining his midsection and muscle details. Meanwhile, Josef Kveton from the Czech Republic is boasting an insane shoulder development. In addition, Quinton Eriya showcases quality, mass, and symmetry promising a better showing in the Men’s Open division.


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Similarly, Polish athlete Krystian Wolski exhibits impressive leg development and overall shape.  Stuart Sutherland’s improvements suggest he’s a force to be reckoned with, especially given his tight conditioning and pleasing aesthetics. Meanwhile, Spanish competitor Angel Calderon is making his Pro debut, and bringing his dense and sharp physique could pose a challenge, particularly in conditioning.

With an array of talent and diverse physiques, the New York Pro promises fierce competition and exciting battles for top honors in all the divisions. Don’t miss out on witnessing the pinnacle of physique excellence and the thrill of seeing top athletes push their limits on stage. Are you excited about the event, which is going live in three days?

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Arpita Shrivastava


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Arpita Shrivastava is a Bodybuilding writer at EssentiallySports. Marching towards the 1000 articles mark, she specializes in covering the off-court developments of the sport and the Bodybuilding stars. With a Master’s degree in Mass Communication, Arpita has been putting to use her knowledge of content creation to produce engaging content for her readers.
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