Bodybuilder 4th in England meet

2010-11-03 00:00

SCOTTBURGH-BASED bodybuilder Darlene Watkins returned from the National Amateur Bodybuilding Association Universe competition on Monday evening.

Watkins placed fourth in the figure division, class one category in the competition, which was held in Southport, England, on Saturday evening.

“I’m over the moon and extremely satisfied with my performance,” said Watkins.

“To still be competing at my age (48) and to still be doing well is fantastic.”

Last year the South African Bodybuilding team president suggested that she change focus from bodybuilding to the figure division, and it seems to have paid off.

Watkins, who owns a gym in Scottburgh, said she is optimistic about her chances and hopes to return to the event.


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