Amazing competition in Ulaanbaatar, in Bikini Fitness discipline; corresponding to the 51st. Asian Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships. The event, that is being streaming retransmitted through Mongolian TV, offered a fantastic duel, at the top, between Japanese and Chinese teams.
In the Short Class (-163 cm), Miharu Karachi (Japan) and Ze Lan Shi (China) took the same scores for judges (14 points), but the Gold Medal went to Japanese competitor due to statistical criteria. Mongolian Oyungerel Bayarsaikhan completed the podium, with the Bronze Medal.
In opposite, in the Tall Class (+163 cm), Chinese Tian Yue Cen took the Gold Medal, defeating by only 1 point (12 to 13 points) Japanese athlete Mari Fukushima, who took the Silver Medal. The podium was completed with Yekaterina Shalamov (Kazakhstan), in a final with only athletes from Japan and China, in places 4th to 6th.
Picture: IFBB President Dr. Rafael Santonja with Miharu Karachi (Japan) – winner in Bikini Fitness -163 cm-, Tian Yue Cen (China) -winner in Bikini Fitness +163 cm- and Mr. Ochir Gambataar -Vice-president of Asian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (AFBF)-.