Considered as ” the best Bolivarian Games in the History”, the recent 18th edition celebrated in Santa Marta (Colombia), will be remembered for several positive reasons and, one of them, will be the participation of IFBB athletes from Games Classic Bodybuilding, Men´s Physique, Bikini Fitness and Fitness, in this Games.

The recent days 22nd and 23rd November, the mentioned IFBB disciplines were performed in the official venue “Salón Simón Bolívar”, with the participation of athletes from the eleven countries represented: Colombia, Venezuela, Chile, Ecuador, Perú, Guatemala, Rep. Dominicana, Paraguay, Bolivia, El Salvador and Panamá.

In overall, a fantastic experience that strengthened the relationships between IFBB and Olympics and will have its continuation in the American continent, where IFBB is fully recognized by the Pan American Sport Organization (PASO/ODEPA).

Picture: IFBB President Dr. Rafael Santonja, attended “the best Bolivarian Games in History”, joined by several Olympic Executives, participating in the awards ceremonies.



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 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