Great success at the European Championships in Santa Susanna

With a magnificent summer weather as an additional attraction, the Santa Susanna European Championships was a great sport and organizational success as well as a source of inspiration for athletes, officials, and the bodybuilding and fitness family around the world.

Santa Susana built for the occasion a stage of more than 40 meters long that beats the historical record of stages in our sport.

Team victories were for Poland, in the Men’s Championships, Ukraine, in the European Fitness and Junior Championships, and Spain, in the Master.

The overall champions were: in Men´s Bodybuilding was Justas Poliakus from Lithuania, in Men’s Classic Bodybuilding, Yamil Calvo from Spain, in Men´s Games Classic Bodybuilding, Ales Lamka, from Czech Republic, in Men’s Physique, Artem Tkach from Ukraine, in Women’s Bikini- Fitness, Wiktoria Nnaka from Poland, in Women’s Bodyfitness, Lena Ramsteiner from Germany, in Women’s Wellness, Lara Santini from Croatia, and in Master Men’s Bodybuilding, Dorel Toma from Romania.    

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