This past weekend in Opava, Czech Republic, the traditional IFBB Pepa Grand Prix in its 42nd edition was held together with the IFBB Open Czech Republic Elite Pro, for the professional modalities of Bikini Fitness, and Bodybuilding, in which Brigitta Bekefi, and Martin Drab were proclaimed champions.

Organized by the promoter, Mr. Stanislav Pesat, with the assistance of the Czech Republic Federation, and its President, Mrs. Ludmila Cizova, both events were a great success.

The Czech Republic will put an end to the 2020 international season, on December 19th-20th, with the organization of the Fitness Mania Classic event, an already traditional meeting point in our amateur calendar, which will be held in conjunction with the IFBB Elite Pro World Master Championships.

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