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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 […]

NATALIA LUGOVSKIKH (RUSSIA), MAIN STA...

Amazing competition in Bikini Fitness, at the 2nd. Ben Weider Legacy Cup (Lahti; Finland) with 5 categories crowded of Elite ranked competitors and with respective winners offering a close battle for the overall title and the 3 Pro Elite Cards offered. In the Short Class (-160 cm), the Ukrainian Hanna Skvortsova won the Gold medal, […]

ANNA NAWROT (POLAND) WON OVERALL BODY...

The Polish Bodyfitness athlete Anna Nawrot became in one of the stars of the 2nd. Ben Weider Legacy Cup celebrated, in its first session, on Saturday 7th in Lahti (Finland). In a close battle for the gold medal, in the Middle Class (-168 cm), with Spaniard Silvia Guillén; Anna Nawrot won took 2 points of […]

“CONSULT THE LIST OF SUBSTANCES...

In the next two, athletes can consult the  WADA’s prohibited list of substances. First one is the 2017 list: https://www.ifbb.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2016-09-29_-_wada_prohibited_list_2017_eng_final.pdf The second one is 2018 list (which will come into force on january 2018). https://www.ifbb.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/prohibited_list_2018_en.pdf

PRO ELITE CARD IN TERNOPIL CUP (UKRAI...

The next IFBB International Ternopil Bodybuilding Cup, scheduled for coming next October 13rd -16th, in this Ukrainian village, will offer 1 Pro Elite Card for the overall winner. The event, organized by the Ukrainian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (FBBU) chaired by Mr. Igor Deliev, it´s open to the best athletes from all the IFBB-affiliated National […]

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