Adele Garcia took first place in the Ms. Fitness Olympia finals tonight at Orleans Area, the sixth time that the American has taken top spot in the contest. Garcia, then Garcia-Friedmansky, first won in 2004, lost to Jen Hendershott the following year before reclaiming the crown in 2006. She’s held the crown since with the exception of a 2008 loss, again to Hendershott.
Second place went to Tanji Johnson, third to Myriam Capes, fourth, fifth and sixth to Tina Durkin, Oksana Grishina & Michelle Blank, respectively.
Ms. Fitness Olympia Top 6
Sixth: ($1,000): Michelle Blank, USA
Fifth : ($3,000): Oksana Grishina, Russia
Fourth: ($5,000): Tina Durkin, USA
Third: ($8,000): Myriam Capes, USA
Second: ($14,000): Tanji Johnson, USA
First: ($28,000): Adele Garcia, USA
Brennan Storr writes the blog Largely the Truth