None of the athletes competing in the 2023 AGP Korea Men’s Physique Show on June 17, 2023, were qualified for the 2023 Olympia Weekend in Orlando, FL, scheduled for Nov. 2-5. However, Joseph Lee took the victory to punch his ticket to the world championship of bodybuilding in Orlando.
Gantulga Altankhuyag of Mongolia was in second place, and the bronze position went to Yoon Sung Lee. The top 15 for this contest are below:
2023 AGP Korea Results — Men’s Physique
Joseph Lee (USA)
Gantulga Altankhuyag (Mongolia)
Yoon Sung Lee (South Korea)
Like Ye (China)
Burak Ozkul (Turkey)
Shogo Sato (Japan)
Renyi Xie (China)
Xujing Yu (China)
Woo Young Seo (South Korea)
Min Su Kim (South Korea)
Ro Woon Lee (South Korea)
Jung Hyeon Jo (South Korea)
Eung Kyu Kim (South Korea)
Munkh-Od Munkhnar (Mongolia)
Gun Seung Lee (South Korea)
Winner — Joseph Lee
This was Lee’s first victory of the 2023 season and the second pro win of his career. His first pro win was the 2021 Texas Pro. If he competes in the 2023 Olympia, it will be his second career appearance. He was 10th in 2021 to winner Brandon Hendrickson.
Second Place — Gantulga Altankhuyag
According to NPC News Online, this was Altankhuyag’s first pro appearance. Finishing second in a lineup of this many athletes is no small feat for a pro debut. It’s unknown if he will compete again this season, but he scored straight second-place votes from the judges.
Third Place — Yoon Sung Lee
Yoon Sung Lee was the highest-finishing competitor from South Korea in this lineup. It was his third career pro show and first for the 2023 season. He was second in this contest in 2022, behind winner Junho Lee.
This was one of three Men’s Physique contests held on the weekend of June 16-17. Bhuwan Chauhan won the Sheru Classic India Pro show, and Victor Chavez took the win at the BodyBe1 show in Montgomery, AL.
The next Men’s Physique show on the IFBB calendar is the 2023 Sheru Classic Italy Pro show in Milan, Italy, on June 25, 2023.
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