Under the leadership of Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad bin Saif al Sharqui, the United Arab Emirates and its National Federation (EBBF) offered, in 2017, some fantastic international Bodybuilding events in Fujairah and Dubai; bringing the athletes from the Persian Gulf and Middle East the chance to battle for interesting prizes and reach invaluable sport experiences.

After this successful experiences, this season 2018 have a new international Bodybuilding event, in Abu Dhabi, coming next 11th and 12th May: the Abu Dhabi Classic Championships that will be held at the Muscle & Fitness Expo, organized by prestigious promoter Bassem El Jawhari and Universal Muscle and Fitness company; and supported by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council.

The event will spread up to 12 Elite Pro cards for the Top competitors in Bodybuilding, Classic Bodybuilding, Men´s Physique & Muscular Men’s Physique. Its open to all the IFBB-affiliated National Federation worldwide.

We are immersed in a health international emergency as a consequence of the Covid-19 epidemic.

In this situation, we must follow the applicable national and international regulations and the advice from governments and sanitary authorities.

All this has to be done with positive energy and best spirit, maintaining our focus on the fact that any epidemical situation has expansion, stabilization and reduction periods, and that with adequate care, this nightmare is going to be a bad memory soon.

By all means, the integrity of our athletes, officials, judges and of all who integrate our community is now and always essential. We are a family in sport and life.

We can expect to reach the epidemic peak and a progressive settle down, as is already happening in some of the countries in suffering this situation at first instance.

In conclusion, let’s be confident and keep working as a team, following the decisions from the competent authorities. Some events have been canceled and others are being rescheduled to a new date in which we may be able to celebrate with our athletes and friends our passion for sport and healthy lifestyle.

We recommend you visit the IFBB Calendar at our website www.IFBB.com on a regular basis, so that you may be fully updated on events and schedule.

Wishing you, your families and beloved one’s good health, and hoping that the situation will be back to normality as soon as possible

All the events that were planned for March and April are being postponed and rescheduled