International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness

OLYMPISM AND BODYBUILDING: IRAN

During his visit to Iran, in order to meet with the Iranian Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports, Mr. Masoud Soltanifar; IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja had the opportunity to meet with several Olympic authorities, as the General Secretary of the National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of IRAN (NOCIR IRAN), Mr. Shahrokh Shahnazi; boosting the link between IFBB and Olympism.

Leaded by MrNasser Pouralifad, the Iranian Bodybuilding Federation its a very efficient sport organization, with a very open and democratic structure and with an excellent relation with  the national sport authorities. As an example, Mr. Shahnazi joined President Santonja in a visit to the Olympic facilities, in Teheran; a fantastic structure that include an area of 3.000 square meters, equipped for muscle training and a modern sport hotel.

Picture: General Secretary of Iranian Olympic Committee; Mr. Shahrokh Shahnazi (centre), joining President Santonja, in Teheran, at the wall that include the name of all the National Olympic Committees, nearby the one dedicated to Spain.