Dubai will host once again a major international event, with the International Fitness Show and IFBB Fitness World Cup taking place next December 9th-12th, 2021. A great opportunity to enjoy an amazing sporting event in this incredible city.
The India Federation is preparing the launch of the IFBB Mister Universe Asia, opened worldwide, to be celebrated next April 8th, and will mark the return of a mythical name in the Asian continent. The General Secretary of the Asian Federation, Mr. Sanjai More, visited the offices of the International Federation in Madrid to finalize details
IFBB National Federations continue to hold their national events around the world. Among the last celebrated ones, the Venezuelan National Championships was held past weekend, resulting as winner, Roberto Rattia in the Bodybuilding category. In Belarus, another great national competition was celebrated, in which the athlete Sergey Yurkevich was the winner in Men’s Bodybuilding.
Paraguay prepares for the celebration of the IFBB Mister and Miss Universe. The emblematic Guaraní Cultural Center of the Guaraní Hotel, in the Paraguayan capital, will host this great event, organized at the highest level, by the Paraguayan Federation, and its President, Mr. Victor Nella, closing a great sports season in the American continent.
The IFBB Asian Championships in Lebanon were celebrated with great success. The Lebanese Federation, and its President, Mr.Hassenen Moukaled organized a magnificent competition in the incomparable Hilton Hotel in Beirut. The winners were, Ali Jail Naser from Iraq, in Men’s Bodybuilding, Zahraa Ebeid from Lebanon, in Women’s Wellness, Haydarah Sweidan from Syria, in Men’s Physique
Last weekend was held in the city of Mons the IFBB Diamond Cup Belgium, resulting as champions, Niro De La Rua from Sweden in Men’s Bodybuilding, Alina Mashikhina from Belgium in Bikini Fitness, Julita Ciunyte from Lithuania in Women’s Bodyfitness, and Bright Eze from Belgium in Men’s Physique, among others.
The Caribbean hosted once again a great IFBB event. The IFBB Santo Domingo Open in Dominican Republic, organized annually by its National Federation, under the presidency of Mr. Toni Peña, is one of the most traditional international tournaments in the area. The winners of this year’s edition were Juan Batista in Men’s Bodybuilding, Jan Ramirez in Muscular Men’s Physique,
With the occasion of the General Assembly of National Olympic Committees, President Santonja worked with the President of the Greek Federation, Mr. Stelios Kliafas, and the founding President, and current Head of Sports Planning, Mr. Tasos Koligionis. They also met the Olympic authorities from Greece, as well as the Greek Sports Minister, Mr. Lefteris Avgenakis, discussing
National qualifiers competitions for the IFBB World Championships are being celebrated around the world. Russia recently held its National Championships, that counted with the participation of more than 800 athletes. Also, Spain celebrated its National Championships in Playa de Haro, with a massive participation of athletes, and in South America, Ecuador held its National Championships,
President Santonja traveled to the General Assembly of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), held in the beautiful island of Crete, Greece, the event was attended by more than 150 National Olympic Committees. An opportunity to share time with Olympic leaders from all around the world, reviewing topics of interest from the different continents.
Last weekend was held the well know Nordic Fitness Expo, including the Finland National Championships, and the IFBB Nordic Championships, with a participation of more than 400 athletes from the area countries, and in which the main winners were, Rosa Palopera of Finland, in Bikini Fitness, Sherko Eliassi of Finland, in Men’s Physique, Jenni Maenpaa from
Skopje, the capital of the Republic of North Macedonia hosted a new edition of the IFBB Diamond Cup Skopje, in which the main winners were, Granit Kuleta from Kosovo, in Men´s Bodybuilding, Elizabeth Mihaylova from Bulgaria, in Bikini Fitness, and Kenzie Duran from Belgium, in Men´s Classic Bodybuilding, among others. Boban Goroski, President of the
After the great success of Marbella, the IFBB Mister Universe expands its programs to international amateur qualifier events, including in the 2022 calendar the celebration of this mythical competition in Egypt, in the month of July.
The Palestinian Federation held its National Championships, qualifiers for upcoming IFBB World events. The Austrian Federation held an invitational event, in which the winners were, Gindl Florian from Austria, in Men’s Bodybuilding, Uhrova Adela from Czech Republic, in Bikini Fitness, among others.
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The new IFBB Fitness Challenge category continues to progress. The french team won last weekend the Fitness Challenge competition at the Arnold Classic in Seville. The category will see its first World Championships this year in Santa Susanna, next November 3rd, with the occasion of the upcoming IFBB World Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships, which will
The season continues in Prague. This weekend the IFBB Diamond Cup Prague will be celebrated, including a pro qualifier and a professional event, in the great auditorium of the Prague Hilton Hotel. The Federation of the Czech Republic is organizing a total of four international events this year.