Introducing the Top 32 Biogen Face of Fitness 2023 finalists

Buckle up, fitness fanatics, as we introduce you to 32 of South Africa’s best aspiring fitness models! After an electrifying review process that left our judges in awe, we’re ecstatic to introduce you to the Top 32 finalists of the Biogen Face of Fitness 2023 competition:

  1. Adré Müller
  2. Angelique Samuels
  3. Ashleigh Fuller
  4. Belindi Van der Merwe
  5. Caitlin Matthews
  6. Chantel Struwig
  7. Chloé Slade
  8. Cholenia Makwakwa
  9. Gloria Ngcobo
  10. Halalisiwe Dlamini
  11. Jackie Perks
  12. Jade De Villiers
  13. Jade Kühn
  14. Jess Woolf
  15. Jonelle Botha
  16. Kaylan Matthews
  17. Khadija Badat
  18. Megan Eastes
  19. Megan Ritchie
  20. Micaela Clifford
  21. Micarli Coetzee
  22. Minenhle Mshengu
  23. Nokukhanya Maposa
  24. Noluthando Mnyandu
  25. Savanna Southey
  26. Stephanie Bristol
  27. Stoni Lawrence
  28. Thembelihle Cele
  29. Tshegofatso Ramose
  30. Vinolia Mhlambi- People’s Choice winner with 1828 votes
  31. Zikhona Mda
  32. Zoleka Falakahla

Biogen Face of Fitness

This year’s entries were off-the-charts fantastic, which meant our judging panel had a tough time making their selection. The extraordinary quality of every entry was undeniable and it’s safe to say, we’ve got the cream of SA’s fitness talent competing for the coveted title!

Voting for the Final 12 is now open. Cast your vote from 6 – 15 October (voting closes at 22:30). So go show your support!

The Face of Fitness cover model search competition has a long history and successful track record in unearthing industry talent. Born in 2008 from a vision to celebrate the hidden gems in the fitness industry, the competition has grown into a national phenomenon. From humble beginnings, the competition evolved, expanding its scope to encompass an array of fitness disciplines, from yoga to powerlifting, and beyond.

Each year, this competition has crowned fitness queens who’ve dominated in their respective fields and have used their titles as a platform to advocate for health and wellness while growing their personal brand. Beyond the glitz and glamour, it’s been about empowering individuals to chase their fitness dreams. 


As we build up to the top 6 selection of the Biogen Face of Fitness 2023 competition, we’re poised to add another queen to the illustrious list of past winners. The Biogen Face of Fitness 2023 winner stands a chance of walking away with over R170 000 in prizes. Stay tuned, because this is just the beginning of an adventure filled with strength, sweat, and sensational fitness fun! 


Stay tuned as we crank up the energy with a behind-the-scenes look at all the fun and throw some epic fitness challenges your way. Get ready because the Biogen Face of Fitness 2023 is here to rock your fitness world! 

Author: Tanja Schmitz

Founder and Editor of Fitness Magazine. You’ll find her behind her computer or on her bike, dreaming up new ways to improve or create content for you.


Founder and Editor of Fitness Magazine. You'll find her behind her computer or on her bike, dreaming up new ways to improve or create content for you.

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