After three successive years Laslo Bryon finally muscled his way to the 2016 Mr Schoolboy title Friday night at the Lester Vaughan Secondary School.
In the presence of a large enthusiastic audience at the National Sports Council Mr Schoolboy Bodybuilding and Miss Schoolgirl Body Fitness Championship, the 19-year-old St Leonard’s Boys’ student came out on top against a strong competitive field of athletes from various secondary schools and was impressive enough to capture best poser and most muscular trophies respectively in the boys 16-21 showdown.
Reemar Butcher of Daryll Jordan Secondary came runner-up on the night and was Bryon’s biggest challenger along with Deandre Bascombe of St Leonard’s who was third.
Reigning Miss Schoolgirl Body Fitness queen Elsie Medford won over the judges yet again to retain her title representing the Barbados Community College in the females 16 to 21 age group. Adrianna Yarde of Lester Vaughan was second and the tall powerfully built Rosan Belgrave of Grantley Adams Memorial had to settle for third position.
In the upper junior girls 12-15 one-minute bodybuilding pose routine, Christiana Maynard of Ellerslie Secondary edged out Rowland Kirton-Browne and Serena Bynoe of Lester Vaughan who was second and third respectively.
The Alleyne School also had a reason to shout when Trayvean Harvey won the upper junior boys 12-15 one-minute bodybuilding pose routine ahead of Demar Elcock of St Leonard’s Boys’ and Jayde Germain of the Government Industrial School.
The upper junior girls 12-15 one-minute fitness routine trophy went to Adeyah Brewster of Alexandra School as she showed great stamina to beat out Cya Layne of Harrison College.
Earlier in the evening the young competitors showed their stuff and Wilkie Cumberbatch came one-two in the girls 9-11 bodybuilding pose routine compliments Zatari Collymore and Myesha Bourne respectively. Third place went to Shania Callender of George Lamming.
Kemani Maynard of Hillaby Turners Hall showed confidence to claim the boys 9-11 bodybuilding pose routine over Kobe Burgess of St Paul’s Primary and Zarico Redman- Bellamy of Wilkie Cumberbatch.
In the girls 9-11 fitness Z’Dana Scantlebury of Roland Edwards Primary stole the show from Elissa Callender representing Blackman and Gollop Primary and Ashley Corbin of Wilkie Cumberbatch.
The tiny tots girls’ fitness 6-8 went to Shadanni Burke of St Paul’s Primary and Amar Gaskin of Grazettes Primary captured the boys 6-8 bodybuilding. While the girls 6-8 one-minute bodybuilding title went to Ashari Brathwaite of Wilkie Cumberbatch.