International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness

OLYMPIA AMATEUR WORLD SHOWDOWN 2015: THE PLACE TO MEET RUSSIAN BODYBUILDING HISTORIC STARS

As interesting as the action over the stage in Sokolniki Exhibition & Convention Center it´s being running, the 2015 Olympia Amateur World Showdown also offers the chance to meet with historical athletes from Russian and former Soviet Bodybuilding.

One example of this, is the presence of Alexander V. Chernikh, former powerlifter and bodybuilder in the ´70s and also excellent photographer, president of Russian Photo News Agency. He was one of the responsible of Bodybuilding rising up in former USSR, beside a really serious athlete, and he shares with President Santonja a loyal friendship since more than 30 years ago.

Both of them meet in the event and Mr. Chernikh presented IFBB President some unpublished pictures of him, in former Russian Bodybuilding events.