Chigwell bodybuilder wants to bring home more trophies after competing at international event

PUBLISHED: 13:30 07 October 2016

Accountant Nancy Jones competed at the Arnold Classic in Barcelona.

Accountant Nancy Jones competed at the Arnold Classic in Barcelona.

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A female bodybuilder was thrilled to compete at one of the sport’s most renowned competitions in front of none other than Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Accountant Nancy Jones, who trains at the David Lloyd gym, in Roding Lane, Chigwell, was thrilled to come sixth at this year’s prestigious Arnold Classic International bodybuilding competition in Barcelona.

Since she started bodybuilding two years ago, she has already secured a third place finish at the UK Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (UKBFF) nationals and second place at UKBFF English Grand Prix this year.

Speaking after the event, Nancy said: “This year is my first year where I have stepped on to the stage as Bodyfitness and every event I have competed in, I have placed.

“I have learnt a lot from bodybuilding. You have to sacrifice a lot of things, but the journey it takes to get there is really rewarding and you learn a lot about yourself during your training.

“I am hoping that next year I can better myself and bring home some more trophies.”

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