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SOUTH EAST AREA: FAST PROGRESSION

The recent 52nd Asian Championships held in Ulan Baatar (Mongolia) has evidenced the important progression of Bodybuilding & Fitness, in the South East area of Asia; an important cultural and economy space where lives near 600 million people and where IFBB-affiliated National Federations are growing in a regular manner, boosted by their respective dynamic officials. […]

OUTSTANDING 2nd. EUROPEAN FIT MODEL C...

With a beautiful and exciting show, held in Riga – Latvia capital city-, the 2nd IFBB European Fit Model Cup took place on recent April 22nd, organized by the Latvian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (LBFBF) chaired by Mrs. Christina Vedernikova. An important number of athletes from Austria, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, Malta, Belarus, Estonia, Lithuania and […]

BODYBUILDING AT THE ASIAN CHAMPIONSHI...

The 2nd session of the 2018 Asian Championships celebrated in Ulaan Baatar (Mongolia) was more than spectacular for worldwide Bodybuilding supporters. The favorite team –Iran– did not disappointed and took up to 6 Gold medals in this discipline, beside the overall title with the magnificent new star, Majid Jamehbozorg. With China and Bahrain reaching the […]

CHINA DOMINATES THE 1st. SESSION AT T...

With 7 Gold Medals in the Friday´s session, China became in the main star at the Asian Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships that are being held in Ulaan Baatar (Mongolia), until Saturday 28th April. The winners were, as follows: Men´s Fitness (Junior):  Yang Wenjie (China) Men´s Fitness: Cai Lu Lu (China) Bodybuilding Junior (-75 kg): D. […]

LIVE STREAMING: ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Live broadcasted from Ulaan Baatar (Mongolia), Bodybuilding and Fitness supporters worldwide can follow the 52th IFBB Asian Championships through the next link: STREAMING 52ND ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS Competition will start at 13:00 (local time) and will last until Saturday 28th late evening.

AFBF CONGRESS STARTED IN ULAAN BAATAR

With an emotive tribute to former president of Japanese Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (JBBF) and IFBB Patron, Mr. Hitoshi Tamari; the 2018 Congress of the Asian Federation (AFBF) started today, Thursday 27th April, in Ulaan Baatar (Mongolia), as the first official event of the 52th Asian Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships. Led by IFBB President, Dr. […]

ARNOLD CLASSIC SOUTH AMERICA: RESULTS

An amazing level at the 2018 edition of Arnold Classic South America held in Sao Paulo (Brazil), with the participation of athletes from 4 different continents. Full results can be checked at https://www.ifbb.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/RESULTADOS-OFICINALES-ARNOLD-CLASSIC-BRASIL-SAO-PAULO-2018-.pdf Main winners: Bikini (Master): Oksana Oleinik (Russia) Bikini Overall: Oksana Oleinik (Russia) Wellness Open: Viviane Winkler (Brazil) Bodyfitness Overall: Alejandra Echenique (Argentina) Women’s […]

ORDECA PRESIDENT, MAG. EMMETT LANG, V...

At his arrival from Sao Paulo attending the Arnold Classic South America event, President Santonja met, in Madrid, with the president of Central America Olympic Committees, Mag. Emmett Lang; a long term friend and a great supporter of the IFBB. Central America is a region in which our sport is dynamically growing under the great […]

NEW CHAIRMAN IFBB PHYSIQUE AMERICA IN...

IFBB Physique America announced John Rowley as Chairman of North & South Carolina. John immediately named Mitchell Wells as his Co-Chairman to help handle the immense area, as he stated: “With over 85,000 square miles in North & South Carolina, Mitchell and I will be looking for additional Promoters to cultivate IFBB Physique America in the […]

SWEDEN GRAND PRIX: RESULTS

A fantastic level at the 2018 Sweden Grand Prix Championships, with the participation of athletes from 9 European countries. Full results can be checked at www.ifbb.com Main results: Bikini (Junior): Inez Stenis (Sweden) Bikini Overall: Ivanna Escandar (Spain) Wellness Open: Lovisa Stenman (Sweden) Bodyfitness Overall: Josefin Petterson (Sweden) Women’s Physique: Ethel Heredia (Spain) Men´s Physique (Junior): […]

BODYBUILDING & FITNESS AT THE 20...

Outstanding participation of the IFBB in the SportAccord World Congress held in Bangkok (Thailand), recent April 15th to 18th, where it was represented by President Santonja and the Asian Executive Officer, Mr. Ochir Gambaatar; together with all the world leaders of international sports institutions. The IFBB, which had its own stand at the Congress Expo, […]

SWEDEN GRAND PRIX 2018: BIGGER &...

In one of the most active weekends of the season (Arnold Classic South America, European Fit Model Cup, Polish National Champs, etc…) the IFBB Sweden Grand Prix 2018 held at the Stadionmässan Congress Hall, in Malmö; has been an amazing experience for athletes and supporters. Organized by Swedish Bodybuilding Federation (SKKF) chaired by Niclas Strömqvist, the […]

VIDEO STREAMING: EUROPEAN FIT MODEL C...

Today, Sunday 22th April, don´t miss the spectacular 2nd IFBB FIT MODEL EUROPEAN CUP 2018, this evening in Riga (Latvia) from 18:30, at the Royal Casino Spa & Hotel Resort, organized by the Latvian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation. Click at the next link: http://live.tiesraides.lv/sportacentrs.tv/live/8  

SWEDEN GRAND PRIX: REGISTRATION IS DO...

With its classic perfect organization, the IFBB Sweden Grand Prix 2018 made today, Friday 20th April, the registration session, at the elegant Stadionmässan Congress Hall, in Malmö. Open to all the European athletes, and organized by Swedish Bodybuilding Federation (SKKF) chaired by Niclas Strömqvist, the event will spread up to 8 Elite Pro Cards.  Competition will […]

2018 EUROPEAN FIT MODEL CUP (LATVIA 2...

With near 50 women´s competitors from Austria, Belarus, Estonia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Ukraine and the host, Latvia; the newest IFBB discipline is ready for the 2nd. European Fit Model Cup that will be held, this weekend 21st to 23rd April, in Riga, organized by the Latvian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (LBFBF) chaired by Mrs. Christina […]

ARNOLD CLASSIC SOUTH AMERICA HIGHLIGH...

The action in South America, during this weekend 19th to 22nd April is in Sao Paulo (Brazil), with a new edition of the Arnold Classic Festival in this continent. The IFBB Amateur competition, fully supported by the Brazilian Confederation (CBMFF) and South American Confederation (CSFF); will take place during the whole weekend at the Transamerica […]

IFBB JUDGES SEMINAR, SUPPORTED BY THE...

Another step forward in the IFBB Educational Program was reached, recent weekend 14th – 15th April, with the Judges Seminar offered by the Chairman of the Technical Committee, Mr. Pawel Filleborn, in Mexico DF, at the sports facilities of the Mexican Olympic Committee (COM). Perfectly organized by the Mexican Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (FMFF) chaired […]

MEETING WITH ODEPA (PANAM SPORTS), AT...

The President of the Panam Sports (formerly Organización Deportiva Panamericana; ODEPA), Ing. Neven Ilic Alvarez and Dr. Rafael Santonja meets today in Bangkok, with occasion of the SportAccord World Congress 2018 where IFBB is participating. President Santonja took the opportunity to update Mr. Neven Ilic about the last news of our sport, in the American […]

MEETING WITH IWGA ExCo MEMBERS, IN BA...

The International World Games Association (IWGA) celebrated elections to its Executive Committee, during the Congress held in Bangkok (Thailand), Monday 16th April. As a member of IWGA, IFBB was attending the Congress represented through President Santonja and Executive official Ochir Gambaatar (Mongolia), participating in the electoral process. After the elections, President Santonja and Mr. Gambataar […]

MEETING WITH MR. PAVEL KOLOBKOV, RUSS...

During the participation of IFBB in the 2018 World SportAccord Congress, held in Bangkok (Thailand); President Santonja is having a wide schedule of meetings and appointments with worldwide sport leaders as Dr. Julio Maglione -president of International Swimming Federation (FINA) and IOC Member- who introduced to IFBB the current Russian Minister of Sports, Mr. Pavel […]