2022 DC Pro-Am Results and Recap – Fitness Volt
The 2022 Mile High Pro took place on June 11, 2022 in Denver, Colorado. Competitors of Physique and bikini for men took the stage to earn the invitation to compete at Mr. Olympia in December.
The 2022 bodybuilding season is underway with athletes from around the world coming together, showcasing their physiques, in hopes of securing a coveted invite to Mr. Olympia this winter. Olympia 2022 will take place December 16-18 in Las Vegas, NV.
2022 DC Pro-Am Winners
- Male physique: Vitor Chaves
- Bikini: Eli Fernandez
2022 DC Pro-Am Results
One name that stood out from many pre-contests was Vitor Chaves. His final season in 2021 had its ups and downs, starting with a solid first place finish at the Worldwide Amateur Olympia Brazil 2021. up, it more than made up for it with an upgraded look this weekend.
Montae Bailey was another standout heading into the 2022 DC Pro-Am show. Bailey competed in the 2021 Chicago Pro last year against a stacked lineup of talent. Despite finishing ninth, Bailey showed impressive improvements in her physique over the weekend. After a heated battle on stage, Vitor Chaves came away victorious, earning his invitation to compete at Mr. Olympia 2022 later this year.
- Winner — Vitor Chaves
- Second place — Montae Bailey
- Third place – John Sarmiento
- Fourth Place—Bryan Blackman
- Fifth Place—Gary Cooper
- Sixth place – Napoleon Amos
- Seventh place — Daniel Leone
- Eighth Place—Lamar McNeal Smith
- Ninth place — Adrian Thomas
- Tenth place — Juan Gochez
As the contest approached, many imagined that Eli Fernandez would be eager for a breakthrough performance. She had a busy season in the sport last year, appearing in a total of seven IFBB Pro League shows. She is the returning champion this weekend after winning the DC Pro 2021 last June. Fernandez also impressed at the 2021 Minneapolis Pro last year where she came third. After the active season, she closed out the year at 2021 Mr. Olympia, a show that saw her place fifth. She also participated in the Boston Pro 2022, winning third place respectively.
Meanwhile, Sierra Swann also attracted a lot of pre-show hype. The Bikini contestant has already appeared in a handful of IFBB Pro League shows this year. After failing to make the podium at the Charlotte Pro 2022 (eighth place) and with a fifth-place finish at the GRL PWR Pro 2022, Swann was looking for redemption. She recently won the California Night of Champions and the Miami Muscle Beach Pro this year. At the end, Eli Fernandez kept her momentum going with an iconic win at the 2022 DC Pro-Am show, earning her an invitation to compete in the 2022 Mr. Olympia.
- Winner – Eli Fernandez
- Second Place—Sierra Swann
- Third Place—Gabriella Mohamed
- Fourth Place – Jessica Teles Machado
- Fifth place — Karène Gonzalez
- Sixth place – Jodie Yuncker
- Seventh Place – Leslie Billups
- Eighth Place—Jordan Brannon
- Ninth Place – Michelle B. Simmons
- Tenth place — Jessica Miller
2022 DC Pro-Am Dashboards
The anticipation for 2022, Mr. Olympia continues to grow! Fitness Volt would like to congratulate all the winners for their victory and their invitation to participate in the biggest show of the year!