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MUMBAY (INDIA): FULL RESULTS

Organized by India Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (IBBFF), the complete results from the recent Olympia Amateur India celebrated in Mumbai, 13th to 16th October, with near 350 athletes, can be checked in the next link: https://www.ifbb.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/17-MrOlympia-India-Results.pdf  

MOHAMMED MAGDY (EGYPT) WON CLASSIC BO...

By majority decision (20 points), the ripped and proportioned Egyptian Mohammed Magdy Mohammad started his authority in Classic Bodybuilding, at the recent Olympia Amateur India held in Mumbai, 13rd to 16th October. Magdy took the Gold medal, in the Tall Class (+180 cm), defeating Iranians Amirhosein Masoumi (Silver medal) and Rasoul Vaziri (Bronze medal). Qualified […]

MR. MARCO CABEZAS, NEW IFBB-VICEPRESI...

After suspension of former IFBB Vice-president for North America -Mr. Jim Manion-; the IFBB Executive committers has appointed as acting new Vice-presesident for the area to Mr. Marco Cabezas (México). Mr. Cabezas is a young official with excellent experience in our sport and, as well, in Olympism, due to his previous involvements in Government and […]

SLOVAKIA WON THE 2017 EUROPEAN FITNES...

Joined on the podium by Hungary (Silver) and Ukraine (Bronze); the young Slovak team, composed by athletes between 7 to 15 years old, won again the Best Team Award at the recent 2017 European Children Fitness Championships celebrated, last weekend 13th to 15th October, in Budapest (Hungary). Slovak Federation, chaired by Mr. Boris Mlsna, presented […]

WAYNE DeMILIA, THE BEST PROMOTOR IN I...

During the Wayne DeMilia era,  Pro Bodybuilding events were promoted at the highest level of excellence. After he retired from the Professional Division, events have progressively suffered and have deeply deteriorated. As of today, Wayne DeMilia is back in the IFBB, being appointed by President Santonja to lead and coordinate the IFBB actions in the […]

SIDDHANT MORE; MOVIE STAR IN INDIA

Entrepreneur, movie actor and Classic Bodybuilding IFBB athlete; Siddhant More is a charismatic young star in India. Born in 1995, he grew up in an sports family environment; his father –Mr. Sanjay More-, was a bodybuilder and currently is the General Secretary in Indian (IBBFF) & Asian (AFBF) Federation. Beside his sport education, he reached […]

Mr. HITOSHI TAMARI -IFBB PATRON-, PAS...

It is with great sadness that we have to inform, to all the Bodybuilding supporters; on the passing away of our dear colleague and life friend, Mr. Hitoshi Tamari, former president of Japan Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (JBBF). Mr. Tamari was a pioneer and founder of our sport in Japan and in Asia, beside a […]

KEYVAN SHAHGHOLI (IRAN) WON MEN´S PHY...

With a perfect score of 5 points, the aesthetic and proportioned Iranian athlete Keyvan Shahgholi won the Men´s Physique overall title, at the recent Olympia Amateur India celebrated last weekend 14th-15th October, in Mumbai. Shahgholi won the Gold Medal in the Middle Class (-174 cm), as well with perfect scores from judges (5 points), defeating […]

AMAZING 2017 BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIPS!

The elegant Nottingham Concert Hall (Nottingham) held, recent weekend October 14th-15th, the 2017 British Championships organized by the United Kingdom Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (UKBBF) chaired by Mr. William Tierney, IFBB General Secretary. The largest British national event was successful and really spectacular, with hundred of athletes competing in all the IFBB official disciplines, in […]

SAYED ALHASHMI (UAE) WON IN MUMBAI (I...

The recent Olympia Amateur Mumbai will be remembered as one of most challenging competitions, in the 2017 IFBB season. Over 300 IFBB athletes from Asian National Federations (AFBF) meets in Mumbai to fight for the Pro Elite status and testing its capacity, before the next coming World Championships. Bodybuilding was the main discipline and Iranian […]

MUMBAI (INDIA) READY FOR ANOTHER IFBB...

Competitors, coaches, officials and supporters from Asian IFBB-affiliated National Federation are this weekend in Mumbai, ready to attend another great international event in India, organized by Indian Bodybuilding Federation. IFBB President, Dr. Santonja arrived to yesterday to Mumbai, accompanied by Mr. Pawel Filleborn -Chairman of IFBB Judges Committee- and Mr. Omid Jebeli -Assistant to the Judges […]

PERSIAN GULF IFBB DIAMOND CUP: RESULT...

In the next link can be checked the results from the Persian Gulf IFBB Diamond Cup held, October 11th and 12th in Teheran (Iran): https://www.ifbb.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2017-DiamondCup-Iran-Results.pdf  

NEXT COMING EVENTS (NOVEMBER): DIAMON...

On Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th October, the Galatsi Olympic Hall in Athens (Greece) will host the 2nd. edition of the IFBB Diamond Cup Athens, following the success of 1st. edition in 2016. The event, is open for all IFBB-affiliated National Federations from all over the world and will be Elite Pro Qualifier for athletes […]

ELITE RANKING UPDATED AFTER BWLC LAHT...

After the successful Ben Weider Legacy Cup Lahti celebrated last weekend October 6th to 9th, in Finland; the 2017 Elite Ranking has been provisionally updated with the scores taken by the Top 5 athletes qualified in every discipline. In a provisional manner, the leaders are as follows: BODYBUILDING:  Mika Sihvonen (Finland; 21 points) CLASSIC BODYBUILDING: […]

BEN WEIDER LEGACY CUP TORONTO (CANADA...

Small changes in the Inspection Report, about coming next IFBB Ben Weider Legacy Cup can be checked in the next link: https://www.ifbb.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/IFBB_WEIDER_LEGACY_TORONTO_updated_1017-1.pdf

BEN WEIDER LEGACY CUP LAHTI: RESULTS

Through next link, the official results from 2nd. Ben Weider Legacy Cup celebrated in Lahti (Finland), recent 6th to 9th October, can be downloaded by athletes and supporters: https://www.ifbb.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/RESULTS-DAY-1-BWLC-Nordic-2017.pdf Sherko Eliasi (Finland), Natalia Lugovskikh (Rusia), Aristide Mbomni (Germany), Anna Nawrot (Poland) and, specially, Mika Sihvonen (Finland), were the main stars of an event that was […]

BEN WEIDER LEGACY CUP LAHTI: ANOTHER ...

Finland loves Bodybuilding and Fitness but offers other excellent conditions for guaranteeing the success of an event. Not only great facilities and structures but, as well, a dynamic National Federation leaded by Mr. Ville Isola, Mrs. Aino-Maja Laurila and the experience of Mr. K.P. Ourama, the organizer and promoter of Nordic Fitness Expo (NFE). Based […]

MIKA SIHVONEN (FINLAND) TAKES AN AMAZ...

Bodybuilding it´s about muscles but not only about size and this was proved, one more time, with the amazing victory reached by ripped, symmetric and aesthetic Mika Sihvonen (Finland), over one of the Bodybuilding stars, in 2017: the young Blessing Awodibu (Ireland), more than 25 kg. heavier and undefeated this season, until the Super Final […]

SHERKO ELIASI (FINLAND) TAKES THE TIT...

Men´s Physique was the largest discipline in the recent Ben Weider Legacy Cup Lahti and Finland was the most successful country, thanks to its winners Sherko Eliasi (Short Class) and Momar Bah (Tall Class). Joining them, the Ukrainian Dmitro Horobets got the Gold medal, in the Middle Class, bringing a great battle to the audience […]

ARISTIDE MBOMNI SKYROCKET IN THE ELIT...

With his amazing muscular quality and proportions, the current leader of the Classic Bodybuilding Elite Ranking, Aristide Mbomni (Germany) won the Gold medal in 2nd. Ben Weider Legacy Cup (Lahti), defeating other 12 athletes in an Open category that was a real “battle of great genetics”. Mbomni won a new event this season and raised […]

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