“ Last February, the first 2023 edition of Mr. Universe was held in Ramsar in Iran.” RAMSAR is a city in the province of Mazandaran, on the coast of the Caspian Sea. The inhabitants of this tourist area near to the mountains and with attractive beaches had the opportunity to witness the event that kicked
The new year has arrived! Full of new projects, goals and new opportunities to compete! Our IFBB Calendar is already being updated and will be started in Iran with an edition of the mythic Mr. Universe! In March we will continue with the IFBB President Dr. Rafael Santonja Cup! To be held in the historical
In 2022, the European sports season begins in France with the IFBB Lyon Grand Prix, followed by a new edition of the well known event, Siberian Power Show, that will count with a pro qualifier event, a professional competition, a large expo, and an extensive multi-sport program. The season will continue with a large number
The International Fitness Show and IFBB Fitness World Cup in the United Arab Emirates has been another great success for the IFBB. These competitions were celebrated in the great world metropolis of Dubai, in close collaboration among the IFBB, the Emirates Federation, and the well-known promoter, Mr. Bassem Jawhari. The main winners were, Wassim Hassan from
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,
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,
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.
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.
This past week Seville was the center of a magnificent celebration of sport and healthy lifestyle. The IFBB amateur event was attended by over 1.000 athletes from 80 countries. The competition was widely spread through press, television, and social media, with millions of viewers. The overall winners where in Men’s Bodybuilding, Tomasz Kornalewski from Poland, in