2015 Rising Phoenix World Championships

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2015
Information
PromotionIFBB
Wings of Strength
DateAugust 22, 2015
VenueGrand Hyatt
CityUnited States San Antonio, Texas
Event chronology
None 2015 2016

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.[1][2]

Call outs[edit]

Prejudging[edit]

  • 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

Confirmation round[edit]

  • 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

Prize money[edit]

  • 1st $50,000 + Jeep[1]
  • 2nd $25,000
  • 3rd $12,500
  • 4th $7,000
  • 5th $5,000

Total: $99,500 + Jeep

Results[edit]

Overall results[edit]

Scorecard[edit]

No[4] Name Country Judging Finals Total Place
1 Irene Andersen Sweden Sweden 70 68 138 14
2 Lisa Cross United Kingdom United Kingdom 49 49 98 9
3 Christine Envall Australia Queensland, Australia 59 49 108 10
4 Monique Jones United States Greer, South Carolina 50 67 117 13
5 Gillian Kovack Canada Toronto, Ontario 75 75 150 15
6 Debi Laszewski United States Jupiter, Florida 15 15 30 3
7 Margie Martin United States Temecula, California 5 5 10 1
8 Yaxeni Oriquen Venezuela Miami, Florida 21 20 41 4
9 Virginia Sanchez Spain Madrid, Spain 60 56 116 12
10 Alana Shipp Israel Hutto, Texas 24 25 49 5
11 Shawna Strong United States Phoenix, Arizona 56 55 111 11
12 Helle Trevino Denmark Venice, California 10 10 20 2
13 Isabelle Turell United States Terre Haute, Indiana 35 36 71 7
14 Aleesha Young United States Lehi, Utah 30 30 60 6
15 Rita Bello Argentina Argentina 40 39 79 8

Best poser winner[edit]

  • Winner - Margaret Martin

Notable events[edit]

  • 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.[5]
  • 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.[6]

2015 Rising Phoenix World Championships Qualified[edit]

Name[7][8][9][10][11] Country How Qualified
Iris Kyle United States 2014 Ms. Olympia 1st
Alina Popa Romania 2014 Ms. Olympia 2nd
Debi Laszewski United States 2014 Ms. Olympia 3rd
Alana Shipp United States 2014 Ms. Olympia 4th
2015 PBW Tampa Pro 2nd
Yaxeni Oriquen-Garcia Venezuela 2014 Ms. Olympia 5th
Lisa Cross United Kingdom 2015 Omaha Pro 1st
Christine Envall Australia 2015 Omaha Pro 3rd
2015 Toronto Pro Supershow 1st
Helle Trevino Denmark 2015 Chicago Pro-Am Extravaganza 1st
Margie Martin United States 2015 Chicago Pro-Am Extravaganza 4th
2015 PBW Tampa Pro 1st
Isabelle Turell United States 2015 Chicago Pro-Am Extravaganza 4th
2015 PBW Tampa Pro 3rd
Monique Jones United States 2015 Omaha Pro 2nd
Vera Mikulcova Czech Republic 2015 Toronto Pro Supershow 2nd
Gillian Kovack Canada 2015 Omaha Pro 4th
2015 Toronto Pro Supershow 4th
Maria Bello Argentina 2015 Chicago Pro-Am Extravaganza 2nd
Jana Bendova Czech Republic 2015 Toronto Pro Supershow 3rd
Virginia Sanchez Spain 2015 Chicago Pro-Am Extravaganza 3rd
Aleesha Young United States Special invite
Shawna Strong United States Special invite
Irene Andersen Sweden Special invite

Points standings[edit]

Ranking1[7][8] Name Country Points
1 Isabelle Turell United States 5
2 Monique Jones United States 4
2 Vera Mikulcova Czech Republic 4
2 Maria Bello Argentina 4
2 Gillian Kovack Canada 4
2 Alana Shipp United States 4
3 Christine Envall Australia 3
3 Jana Bendova Czech Republic 3
3 Virginia Sanchez Spain 3
4 Angela Rayburn United States 2
4 Keri Watkins United States 2
5 Margie Martin United States 1
5 Jacqueline Fuchs Switzerland 1

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.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20151208121649/http://timgardnerproductions.com/?page_id=186. Archived from the original on December 8, 2015. Retrieved September 12, 2015. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Google Translate". Google.com. Retrieved 2015-12-02.
  4. ^ "Official Final Results Scorecard : 2015 IFBB Rising Phoenix World Championships Women's Bodybuilding" (JPG). Ifbbpro.com. August 22, 2015. Retrieved 2015-12-02.
  5. ^ Mile High Muscle Show: Episode 5. YouTube. 24 February 2015. Retrieved 2015-12-02.
  6. ^ "Female bodybuilders, fitness models, figure athletes - photo galleries, pictures and HD video clips - GeneX Magazine - Tracey Toth, Marja Lehtonen, Nekole Hamrick". Ftvideo.com. Retrieved 2015-12-02.
  7. ^ a b "MS Rising Phoenix Ranking & Points". Wingsofstrength.net. August 8, 2015. Archived from the original (JPG) on 2015-09-05. Retrieved 2015-12-02.
  8. ^ a b "MS Rising Phoenix Ranking & Points". Wingsofstrength.net. July 5, 2015. Archived from the original (JPG) on 2015-09-05. Retrieved 2015-12-02.
  9. ^ "Aleesha Young" (JPG). Scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net. Retrieved 2015-12-02.[permanent dead link]
  10. ^ "Shawna Strong" (JPG). Scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net. Retrieved 2015-12-02.[permanent dead link]
  11. ^ "Irene Andersen" (JPG). Scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net. Retrieved 2015-12-02.[permanent dead link]