2023 Prague Pro Results — Samson Dauda Wins Men’s Open

By Presser
November 20, 2023
5 min read

The 2023 Prague Pro was held on the weekend of Nov. 17-18, 2023, in Prague, Czech Republic, and it featured six pro divisions. Those contests awarded 2024 Olympia qualifications to each division winner if they had not already qualified.

The main event of the evening was the Men’s Open show won by 2023 Mr. Olympia bronze medalist Samson Dauda. This was Dauda’s second consecutive pro show victory, having won the 2023 Romania Muscle Fest Pro one week prior. Other division winners in Prague included Ahmad Ashkanani (212), Urs Kalecinski (Classic Physique), Miroslav Juricek (Men’s Physique), Tereza Linhartova (Figure), and Valerya Fedorenko (Bikini).

2023 Prague Pro Results 

The full results for all six contests in the show are below.

Men’s Open

  1. Samson Dauda (United Kingdom)
  2. Michal Krizanek (Slovakia)
  3. Rubiel Mosquera (Columbia)
  4. Nathan De Asha (United Kingdom)
  5. Jan Turek (Czech Republic)
  6. Liang Yan (China)
  7. Roman Fritz (Germany)
  8. Rob Cannon (United Kingdom)
  9. Hameed Juma (Bahrain)
  10. Pavel Beran (Czech Republic)
  11. Peter Zembjak (Slovakia)
  12. Sarhan Sarhan (Palestine)
  13. Sultan Raydan (Saudi Arabia)
  14. Gianluca Di Lorenzo (Italy)
  15. Anton Bippus (Denmark)

Tied for 16th

  • Kevin Brucher (Germany)
  • Roberto Buonomo (Italy)
  • Pavel Cervinka (Czech Republic)
  • Dennis Friedrich!(Germany)
  • Ahmet Kocak (Turkey)
  • Pavel Szotkowski (Czech Republic)
  • Morad Zahir (Morocco)

212 Bodybuilding

  1. Ahmad Ali Ashkanai (Kuwait)
  2. Giuseppe Zagarella (Italy)
  3. Lucas Goncalez (Brazil)
  4. Dawid Cnota (Poland)
  5. Giorgi Adikashvili (Georgia)
  6. Daniel Vasilica (Romania)
  7. Damian Kryszpin (Poland)
  8. Vincent Alliot (France)

Classic Physique

  1. Urs Kalecinski (Germany)
  2. Michael Daboul (United Kingdom)
  3. Alexander Westermeier (Germany)
  4. Sebastien Theurel (France)
  5. Karol Rogaczewski (Poland)
  6. Jordi Romero Marsal (Spain)
  7. Ruben Lopez Reyes (Spain)
  8. German Pastor (Spain)
  9. George Acheampong (Denmark)
  10. Matthias Hollweck (Germany)
  11. Manuel Moisel (Germany)
  12. Karar Aljalabi (Belgium)
  13. Tunde Chris Taylor (Germany)
  14. Sebastian Guncik (Czech Republic)
  15. Ali Khan (Afghanistan)
  16. Alberto Milani (Italy)
  17. Fernando Gornals Margol (Spain)

Men’s Physique

  1. Miroslav Juricek (Czech Republic)
  2. Ondrej Kmostak (Czech Republic)
  3. Furkan Er (Turkey)
  4. Adeyemi Awoyani (United Kingdom)
  5. Andrea Amato (Italy)
  6. Dawid Wachelka (Poland)
  7. Dylan Crane (France)
  8. Jeffrey Darko (UK)
  9. Viachaslau Tarasevich (Belarus)
  10. Mohammad Almutawah (Kuwait)
  11. Alessandro Cavagnola (Italy)
  12. Panek Alexandru (Romania)
  13. Ramzi Boubaker (Germany)
  14. Oskar Tchorzewski (Poland)
  15. Aryan Ali (Germany)


  1. Tereza Linhartova (Czech Republic)
  2. Maria Luisa Diaz (USA)
  3. Rejoice Godwin (Spain)
  4. Stefana Sandu (Romania)
  5. Behnaz Nasrollahi Azar (Germany)
  6. Zulfya Bitiyeva (Kazakhstan)
  7. Kamara Graham (United Kingdom)
  8. Karine Hajjar (Qatar)
  9. Tamires Silva (Brazil)
  10. Sonja Ivanov (Germany)
  11. Anna Kohckar (Ukraine)
  12. Natalia Sharapova (Russia)
  13. Gabriela Linhartova (Czech Republic)
  14. Vanessa Happle (Germany)
  15. Gabriela Hejna (Czech Republic)
  16. Alina Yaman (UKR)


  1. Valerya Fedorenko (Ukraine)
  2. Violeta Palamarchuk (Ukraine)
  3. Alice Marchisio (Italy)
  4. Dorottya Zoe Toth (Hungary)
  5. Renata Nowak (Poland)
  6. Sara Punzetti (Italy)
  7. Lisa Reith (Germany)
  8. Sara Lujza Rogacsi (Hungary)
  9. Olivia Pohankova Kovac (Slovakia)
  10. Petra Voldanova (United Kingdom)
  11. Andrina Scharlin (Switzerland)
  12. Mara Carro (Germany)
  13. Ka’Tai Luca (Hungary)
  14. Johanna Durr (Germany)
  15. Irene Iravedra Cunarro (Spain)

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Men’s Open Winner — Samson Dauda

Dauda claimed his third win of 2023 in Prague. His win was over the over Michal Krizanek, who finished in second place. Bronze medalist Rubiel Mosquera was the surprise in the Men’s Open, as he turned pro 24 hours prior to this contest in the amateur show. Mosquera knocked off several established pros, including Nathan De Asha, who finished in fourth for his second consecutive contest.

212 Bodybuilding Winner — Ahmad Ashkanani

Eight athletes faced off in 212, and the early favorite, Ahmad Ashkanani,  was crowned the winner. Ashkanani qualified for the 2024 Olympia 212 contest and can focus on improving upon his fifth-place finish in the 2023 Olympia.

Classic Physique Winner — Urs Kalecinski

For the second straight week, the “Miracle Bear” dominated a pro contest. Urs Kalecinski was the clear winner in the Classic Physique show, with Michael Daboul joining him on the podium to carry silver. Rounding out the top three was Alexander Westermeier. Since Kalecinski was already qualified for the 2024 Olympia, no qualification was awarded in this contest.

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Men’s Physique Winner — Miroslav Juricek

A couple of home-country favorites stood atop the Men’s Physique division in this contest. Miroslav Juricek won gold over runner-up Ondrej Kmostak. After five years without a pro win, this is Juricek’s second consecutive pro victory. As he was already qualified for the 2024 Men’s Physique Olympia, no Olympia qualification was awarded in Prague.

Figure Winner — Tereza Linhartova

The Figure division played out the same way as Men’s Physique. A home country athlete, Tereza Linhartova, won, and it was her second straight pro win. Linhartova has won three pro contests in 2023. Her off-season will focus on cracking the top 10 at the 2024 Figure Olympia. She ranked 11th in 2023.

Bikini Winner — Valerya Fedorenko

Valerya Fedorenko scored her fourth victory of 2023 with straight first-place votes at this contest. She was qualified for the 2023 Bikini Olympia, but she didn’t compete. She’s now qualified for the 2024 edition in Las Vegas, NV. Violeta Palamarchuk, also from Ukraine, finished in second place.

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