Hard work and dedication are two things that always pay off, and as the result of this, Christina Vedernikova, President of Latvia Federation has made a remarkable job being the pioneer in the Women Fit Model category, the IFBB World Fit Model Championships is the proof of a great organization and it shows that this new category is opening on every time more his way into the IFBB competitions.

Riga, Latvia, was the scenario and the witness of this event who brings athletes from ten different countries, excitement, challenges, and dreams coming through was the result of this enriching event.

The main winners were, Samanta Balode from Latvia, in the category Women’s Fit Model up to 163cm, Anna Kozhemiakina from Russia, in the category Women’s Fit Model up to 168cm, Gu Dian from China, in the category Men’s Fit Model Open, and Sofia Maloletova from Russia, in the category Women’s Fit Model over 168cm and Overall winner.

President of Latvia Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation, Christina Vedernikova, Overall Winner, Sofia Maloletova and IFBB Vice President and Chairman of IFBB Judges Committee Pawel Filleborn.

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