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Island resident Mary Gonzalez, The San Pedro Sun Associate Editor, placed first in the female division of the 2019 Belize Strong Man/Woman Competition held in Ladyville Village on Sunday, November 24th. The competition was hosted by the Belize Body Building and Fitness Federation (BBBFF) and saw five males and three females competing for the coveted titles. Taking the title of Strong Man 2019, was Kaylon Godoy of Power House Studio, Belmopan.

The participants battled to best each other in tests of strength. In the female competition, women were challenged in the discipline of bench press, back squats, deadlift and tire flips. The male contestants had the same obstacles, in addition to the Farmerís Walk and the pulling of a bus from Serrano Bus Company. In the male division, Kaylon Godoy from Power House Studio in Belmopan won first place, mastering all categories, bench press, squats, deadlift, tire flip, farmers walk and bus pull. In second place was Robert Williams representing the BBBFF Gym, while third place went to Khalid Usher from Power House Studio.

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