Contest Results, New IFBB Pro League Cards, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup
Just Announced: Over the weekend, new IFBB Pro Quincy Winklaar won the 2011 Juliette Bergmann Classic at the NBBF-IFBB Dutch Grand Prix Bodybuilding Championships in the Netherlands (Nederlands). With this victory, the 28-year-old air patrolman earned an IFBB Pro card and qualification to compete on the contest
circuit of the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness.
The "So What?":
Competing since 2004, Quincy Winklaar's contest history includes a 3rd
place finish at the 2006 Mr. Holland Championships; 7th place at the
2006 Mr. Europe; 1st place and Overall at the 2007 Mr. Hercules; 1st
place at the 2009 Mr. Curacao; 2nd place at the 2009 Mr. Antias; 1st
place and Overall in the -90 kg Class at the 2009 Dutch Grand Prix; 5th
place at the 2010 Arnold Classic Amateur; 1st place and Overall at the
2010 FIBO Show; 2nd place at the 2010 Mr. Holland; and 6th place at the
Arnold Amateur Europe.
Quincy Winklaar is the younger brother of rising star IFBB Pro Roelly Winklaar (who earned his pro card by winning the 2009 Arnold Amateur Bodybuilding Championships in Columbus, Ohio). Last year, according to a sudden report sent to "Andrew Oye's Pro Muscle Report" from organizers of the Arnold Sports Festival's IFBB Pro Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Bodybuilding Championships, the 2010 Bergmann Classic Overall winner IFBB Pro William Bonac had postponed acceptance of his pro-status qualification until after he competed at the 2011 Arnold Amateur Bodybuilding competition. Additionally, rookie IFBB Pro Mirsad Terzo, who won this event's 90 kg Class last year, reportedly became the first bodybuilder from Bosnia and Herzegovina to earn an IFBB Pro card.
Andrew Oye's Verdict:
It's always cool to see brothers pursuing the same sport with close to equal determination. In the world of physique sports and bodybuilding, Quincy and Roelly Winklaar join the club of other brotherly pairings like IFBB Pro Mike Mentzer and IFBB Pro Ray Mentzer, and IFBB Pro Jose Raymond and NPC competitor Tito Raymond. Perhaps one day we'll see a set of siblings compete together on the stage of the sport's most prestigious contest -- Joe Weider's Olympia Weekend Mr. Olympia Championships. For the moment at hand, between sibling celebrations, postponed pro status, and history-making honors (and only in its second year), the Bergmann Classic puts the drama in Dutch bodybuilding news.
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