Bodybuilding in one of the most popular sports in Malta and, because its great international achievements, the Maltese Olympic Committee awarded Maltese Federation (MFBF), at the recent Olympic Gala held, in December; in La Valetta. The MFBF president -Mr. Ralph de Celis-, received the Award for the excellent National Team results at the 2017 season, being one of the stars; as he won the World Championship in the Mixed Pairs category, joined by great female athlete Blanche Coppola.

This 2018 will be another challenging year for Maltese fans, as the prestigious “The Dolmen Hotel Prides” will host, 6th to 8th April, the IFBB Malta Diamond Cup: a World Ranking qualifier event open for athletes from Europe, North Africa and Asia with the next disciplines:

▪ Bodybuilding (5 weight categories)
▪ Bodybuilding Master (3 age categories)
▪ Bodybuilding Junior (Open)
▪ Classic Bodybuilding (3 height categories)
▪ Men´s Physique (6 height categories)
▪ Men´s Physique Junior (Open)
▪ Men´s Physique Master (Open)
▪ Muscular Men´s Physique (Open)
▪ Bodyfitness (3 height categories)
▪ Bodyfitness Master (Open)
▪ Bikini (8 height categories)
▪ Bikini Junior (Open)
▪ Bikini Master (Open)
▪ Wellness (Open)
▪ Women´s Physique (Open)

All the overall winners, in every discipline, will be eligible for the IFBB Elite Pro Card through their National Federation.

To complete the great news from Malta, the 2018 Diamond Cup Malta will be joined by the 1st. edition of the Elite Pro Show that also will be held, the same weekend, in the venue. Stay tuned…!!

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