The finals of the first ever women's amateur body building championships were held in London on October 1.
1. GVs Women contestants display muscles as judges watch (3 shots) 0.35
2. GV Contestants dance (2 shots) 1.03
3. GV Third place Lora Bowen of United States accepts prize 1.21
4. GV No. 2, Pirjo Haapalo of Finland announced, followed by winner No. 11, Inger Zetterqvist of Sweden 1.59
SPORT: BODY BUILDING
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The finals of the first ever women's amateur body building championships were held in London on October 1. Competitors from 28 countries took part in the several events, which were organised by the international Federation of Body Builders (IFBB). The middle-weight final was won by Inger Zetterqvist of Sweden. In second place was Finland's Pirjo Haapalo, and in third place was Lora Bowen of the United States. The winners were selected from a final list of six.
Source: REUTERS - LEO WALLER