International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness

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 […]

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 […]

AMAZING IFBB MOSCOW CUP 2018

Another great success in level of competitors and audience at the  the 2018 IFBB MOSCOW CUP, celebrated 13th to 15th April in Sokolniki Congress Center, organised by Moscow Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation, chaired by Mr. Oleg Makshantsev. With over 500 athletes participating, the event offered 4 open categories in Bodybuilding, Men´s Physique, Bodyfitness and Bikini. […]

1st. IFBB PANATTA WORLD CUP 2018

Another exciting challenge for the IFBB athletes arrives from the hand of Panatta Company – a leader in the World sector of sports machinery, for decades – and the Italian Federation of Bodybuilding, chaired by Mr Benedetto Mondello. The 1st. IFBB Panatta World Cup 2018 will be held, on June 1st to 3rd, in the […]

SUCCESSFUL OSLO GRAND PRIX 2018

Organized by the Norwegian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (NKF) chaired by Ms Tone Opheim, the recent Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th April the elegant Oslo Konserthus held a new edition of the Oslo Grand Prix 2018, open to Nordic and Northern European IFBB-affiliated National Federations. With cash prizes for overall winners in every category, the […]

SWEDEN GRAND PRIX (MALMÖ): ANOTHER CH...

Open for all the European athletes, the coming next IFBB Sweden Grand Prix 2018, in Malmö (Sweden); will be a fantastic opportunity to discover new Junior talents (Bikini and Men’s Physique) and bring them the emotion of competing at the IFBB international level, joining the best athletes in the Old Continent. Organized by Swedish Bodybuilding […]

PRESIDENT SANTONJA´S CUP: FRIDAY WILL...

Finished the Weight-inn and registration, at the 2018 President Santonja´s Cup; the Judges Committee decided to celebrate all the Amateur categories on Friday 23rd, from 10:00 am, as previously announced. The competition will start at 9:00 am, with the Technical Meeting for Judges, Coaches and Delegates; at the Nafplio Sport Stadium. Greek Television will be […]

BODYBUILDING GROWS INSTITUTIONALLY, I...

Led by its president, Moussa Messaour, the Algerian Federation of Bodybuilding, Fitness and Powerlifting (FABBP) has grown exponentially, in the recent years. The increase of its participation in international events and even its role as hostess of some of them has been noticed for the Government of the country, which has increased its collaboration and […]

DIAMOND CUP ALGERIA INTRODUCED THE NE...

Perfectly organized by the Algerian Federation of Bodybuilding, Fitness & Powerlifting (FABBP) chaired by Mr. Moussa Messaour, the 1st. edition of the Diamond Cup Algeria celebrated in Oran, recent 15th – 18th March; has been a fantastic event in which new athletes qualified for the 2018 World Ranking and received the Elite Pro Card. Algeria […]

CHINA & CBBA: FANTASTIC EVOLUTIO...

Since November 1985, when China officially became the 128th member of IFBB; the Chinese Bodybuilding Association (CBBA) has become in a key member for our sports. Led by President Zhang Haifeng and General Secretary, Gu Quiao -both of them in close relation with IFBB Headquarters and President Santonja-, CBBA is the legal organization recognized by […]

EBFF EXECUTIVE BOARD, KEEPS CELEBRATI...

Leaded by IFBB & EBFF President, Dr. Rafael Santonja, the Executive Board of the European Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation celebrated its Annual Meeting, in Venice (Italy)during this weekend 20th – 22nd January. In two intense sessions celebrated in Hotel Danielli -an emblematic Building, located at the heart of Venice, in the St Marco square area […]

MR. CARLOS CIFUENTES, COLOMBIAN BODYB...

by Armando M.  A new era begins for Bodybuilding and Fitness, in Colombia, after the General Assembly celebrated this past weekend by its National Federation, which elected its new Executive Board, as follows: President: Carlos Cifuentes Vice-President: Gerardo Andrade Secretary: Mario León Treasurer: Mario Jiménez Vocal: Marta Garzón Representing IFBB, Lic. Juan Paredes -President of […]

PORTUGUESE BODYBUILDING FEDERATION VI...

by Armando M.   Mr. Vitor Reis, president of the Portuguese Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (FLCF) visited this week the IFFB Headquarters, in Madrid; accompanied by his daughter Duda -recently appointed as the chairperson for the national Judges Committee, at the FLCF General Assembly-. Mr. Vitor Reis and President Santonja reviewed the successful organization of […]

BRILLIANT ENDING OF 2016 IFBB EUROPEA...

by Armando M.  The Olympia Amateur Circuit finished, in Europe, almost at the same time than in Asia, with the San Marino´s Trial (2nd to 4th December), organized by the Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation from the Republic of San Marino and its president, Mr. Gian Enrico Pica; The event took place in combination with the 4th edition of the IFBB San […]

1st. OLYMPIA AMATEUR JORDAN: LAST IMA...

by Armando M.       Celebrated in Amman (Jordan) from 17th to 19th November; the first ever Olympia Amateur Jordan was the re-match, in Bodybuilding and Men´s Physique, for the Arabian and Middle East athletes. Organized by KABS FitFactory and Mr. Awn Al-Kabariti; the event congregated several sports and social personalities, as Amman Mayor, […]

FANTASTIC BODYBUILDING LEVEL, AT RECE...

by Armando M.     Leaded by Korean Nam Kyoung Yun -Bodybuilding overall winner-, the Top 3 athletes and medalist, offered a fantastic sport level, at the recent Olympia Amateur. Asian bodybuilders are taking more and more leadership in the international events and, this great show, open only to Asian and Middle East athletes, was another […]

DR. JOSE JOAQUIN PUELLO, PRESTIGIOUS ...

by Armando M.   Prestigious neurosurgeon, politician, teacher and sportsman; Dr. José Joaquín Puello received the IFBB Gold Order, during recent 2016 IFBB World Junior & Master Championships, in recognition to his long support to Bodybuilding. Joined by the Executives of CSFF & IFBB, President Santonja awarded Dr. Puello and mentioned his long friendship. Dr. Puello had […]