Five Belizean athletes participated in a bodybuilding competition hosted by Power Gym, a fitness center in neighboring Quintana Roo, Chetumal. Among the local athletes were Corozal Town’s 5-Time Mr. Belize Rigo Vellos, as well as up and coming Mr. Physique athlete who shares the first name as Mr. Belize, Rigo Menjivar. Vellos finished in 2nd place in the overall category, triggering heavy criticisms of the judging by the fans. Menjivar placed 1st in his Mr. Physique category.
Other athletes included Oyinkro Akpobodor, Erick Vasquez and Aurel Lewis. Akpobodor and Vasquez placed 1st and 3rd place in their categories. The next event on the timeline for these athletes is the 4th Annual Spartan Fitness Classic which is hosted by Mr. Belize’s very own Spartan Gym in Corozal Town. The event will be held in July.