24 Hour Fitness Concludes Two Day Magic-Filled Ms. Fitness World Competition With Crowning Affair Posted by BeautyCare.com
24 Hour Fitness Concludes Two Day Magic-Filled Ms. Fitness World Competition With Crowning Affair
NBA MVP Magic Johnson Hosts Sixth Annual Female Fitness Competition
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- 24 Hour Fitness is proud to
announce that Adria Montgomery-Klein has been named this year's winner of the
2001 Ms. Fitness World competition. Sponsored by 24 Hour Fitness, the sixth
annual Ms. Fitness World contest concluded last night in Las Vegas at the Hard
Rock Hotel and Casino and was hosted by former Los Angeles Laker MVP, Magic
The oldest fitness competition for women in existence, the Ms. Fitness
competition attracted a total of 34 women from countries around the world to
compete for the title of Ms. Fitness World. Operated under the supervision of
the International Fitness Sanctioning Body (IFSB), this contest of overall
fitness is judged in three rigorous rounds of competition including Beauty,
Poise and Projection; Physical beauty and Muscle Tone; and Strength,
Flexibility and Endurance.
"The 2001 Ms. Fitness World championship was one of the most competitive
to date," said Mark Mastrov, chief executive officer and founder of 24 Hour
Fitness. "The championships have always been about motivation, and if the
women here today have inspired a few to improve their lives through healthy
living and fitness then everyone wins."
Adria Montgomery-Klein had a great two days in Las Vegas. Friday,
September 1 she was crowned 2001 Ms. Fitness World and Thursday night she
placed as a finalist in the Ms. Fitness USA competition. Hailing from
Birmingham, Alabama, Adria currently works as a fitness model and consultant
and choreographer. She takes her healthy lifestyle seriously and enjoys many
outdoor activities such as softball, fishing and scuba diving.
"To be crowned Ms. Fitness World is a thrill and an honor," said Adria
Montgomery-Klein. "Fitness is such a important part of my life and while the
past few months have been trying at times, I'm happy to be recognized for my
hard work and dedication."
The 2001 Ms. Fitness competition began yesterday with the Ms. Fitness USA
pageant. More than 45 contestants from across the United States competed for
the title of Ms. Fitness USA. Natalie Montgomery-Carrol, Adria's identical
twin sister, was ultimately crowned Ms. Fitness USA.
About Ms. Fitness:
The Ms. Fitness competition was created in 1985 to celebrate women and
their devotion to health and fitness. In 1992, the IFSB went through a major,
global expansion and Ms. Fitness World came to fruition, with the first
international fitness competition for women taking place in March 1994. Since
that time, the Ms. Fitness USA and Ms. Fitness World competitions have come
to be known as the most prestigious fitness competitions for women today.
About 24 Hour Fitness:
Headquartered in Pleasanton, California, 24 Hour Fitness serves
approximately 2.5 million members in over 400 clubs in fifteen states, Europe
and Asia. 24 Hour Fitness is committed to making fitness accessible and
affordable to people of all ages, backgrounds, and fitness levels. Supporting
the communities it serves, 24 Hour Fitness sponsors many charitable events and
organizations including the Macy's Passport show and the Magic Johnson
Foundation. Please call 1-800-204-2400 or visit their Web site at
http://www.24HourFitness.com, for more information and the location nearest you.
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