2015 Rising Phoenix World Championships
Wings of Strength
|Date||August 22, 2015|
|City||San Antonio, Texas|
The 2015 Rising Phoenix World Championships was an IFBB Wings of Strength female professional bodybuilding competition and held in conjunction with the IFBB Texas Pro, the NPC Tim Gardner Texas Extravaganza, and NPC National. It was held on August 20, 2015 to August 22, 2015, at the Grand Hyatt, in San Antonio, Texas, United States.
- 1st - Debi Laszewski, Margaret Martin, Yaxeni Oriquen-Garcia, Alana Shipp, and Helle Trevino
- 2nd - Monique Jones, Shawna Strong, Isabelle Turell, Aleesha Young, Maria Bello, and Lisa Cross
- 3rd - Irene Andersen, Christine Envall, Gillian Kovack, Virginia Sanchez, and Shawna Strong
- 4th - Margaret Martin, Helle Trevino, and Debi Laszewski
- 1st - Debi Laszewski, Margaret Martin, Helle Trevino, and Yaxeni Oriquen-Garcia (Yaxeni Oriquen-Garcia and Helle Trevino switched places)
- 2nd - Isabelle Turell, Alana Shipp, Aleesha Young, and Maria Bello (Alana Shipp and Isabelle Turell switched places)
- 3rd - Irene Andersen, Monique Jones, Christine Envall, Lisa Cross, Shawna Strong, Virginia Sanchez, and Gillian Kovack (Lisa Cross and Monique Jones switched places; Gillian Kovack and Shawna Strong switched places)
- 4th - Debi Laszewski, Yaxeni Oriquen-Garcia, Margaret Martin, and Helle Trevino
- 1st $50,000 + Jeep
- 2nd $25,000
- 3rd $12,500
- 4th $7,000
- 5th $5,000
Total: $99,500 + Jeep
- 1st - Margaret Martin
- 2nd - Helle Trevino
- 3rd - Debi Laszewski
- 4th - Yaxeni Oriquen-Garcia
- 5th - Alana Shipp
- 6th - Aleesha Young
- 7th - Isabelle Turell
- 8th - Maria Bello
- 9th - Lisa Cross
- 10th - Christine Envall
- 11th - Shawna Strong
- 12th - Virginia Sanchez
- 13th - Monique Jones
- 14th - Irene Andersen
- 15th - Gillian Kovack
|2||Lisa Cross||United Kingdom||49||49||98||9|
|3||Christine Envall||Queensland, Australia||59||49||108||10|
|4||Monique Jones||Greer, South Carolina||50||67||117||13|
|5||Gillian Kovack||Toronto, Ontario||75||75||150||15|
|6||Debi Laszewski||Jupiter, Florida||15||15||30||3|
|7||Margie Martin||Temecula, California||5||5||10||1|
|8||Yaxeni Oriquen||Miami, Florida||21||20||41||4|
|9||Virginia Sanchez||Madrid, Spain||60||56||116||12|
|10||Alana Shipp||Hutto, Texas||24||25||49||5|
|11||Shawna Strong||Phoenix, Arizona||56||55||111||11|
|12||Helle Trevino||Venice, California||10||10||20||2|
|13||Isabelle Turell||Terre Haute, Indiana||35||36||71||7|
|14||Aleesha Young||Lehi, Utah||30||30||60||6|
Best poser winner
- Winner - Margaret Martin
- Due to injuries, Alina Popa stated in an interview that she will attend, but not participate in the 2015 Wings of Strength Rising Phoenix World Championships.
- This is the first year since 1998 that Iris Kyle would not attend a IFBB professional bodybuilding competition of that particular year due to her retirement from the sport.
- The first competition was held on Iris Kyle's 41st birthday.
- Both Vera Mikulcova and Jana Bendova qualified, but did not attend.
- One of the two emcees was Lenda Murray.
- All of the competitors received a rose after individual posing.
- All 15 competitors did the posedown.
- The IFBB professional women's bodybuilding cash prize for first place was five times that of the IFBB professional men's bodybuilding first place cash prize.
2015 Rising Phoenix World Championships Qualified
|Iris Kyle||2014 Ms. Olympia 1st|
|Alina Popa||2014 Ms. Olympia 2nd|
|Debi Laszewski||2014 Ms. Olympia 3rd|
|Alana Shipp||2014 Ms. Olympia 4th|
2015 PBW Tampa Pro 2nd
|Yaxeni Oriquen-Garcia||2014 Ms. Olympia 5th|
|Lisa Cross||2015 Omaha Pro 1st|
|Christine Envall||2015 Omaha Pro 3rd|
2015 Toronto Pro Supershow 1st
|Helle Trevino||2015 Chicago Pro-Am Extravaganza 1st|
|Margie Martin||2015 Chicago Pro-Am Extravaganza 4th|
2015 PBW Tampa Pro 1st
|Isabelle Turell||2015 Chicago Pro-Am Extravaganza 4th|
2015 PBW Tampa Pro 3rd
|Monique Jones||2015 Omaha Pro 2nd|
|Vera Mikulcova||2015 Toronto Pro Supershow 2nd|
|Gillian Kovack||2015 Omaha Pro 4th|
2015 Toronto Pro Supershow 4th
|Maria Bello||2015 Chicago Pro-Am Extravaganza 2nd|
|Jana Bendova||2015 Toronto Pro Supershow 3rd|
|Virginia Sanchez||2015 Chicago Pro-Am Extravaganza 3rd|
|Aleesha Young||Special invite|
|Shawna Strong||Special invite|
|Irene Andersen||Special invite|
1 In the event of a tie, the competitor with the best top five contest placings will be awarded the qualification. If both competitors have the same contest placings, than both will qualify for the Rising Phoenix World Championships.
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