IN MEMORIAM: YEH WEN CHANG

Is it with deep sadness that we must to report the passing away of Mr. Yeh Wen Chang, former Bodybuilding champion, international judge and father of the current Vice-president of Chinese Taipei Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation.

A distinguished member of the Bodybuilding community in Asia, Mr. Yeh Wen Chang received the IFBB Silver Medal, in 1999, and have been representing IFBB and Asian Federation in events as the World Games and Asian Games. Always a pioneer in our sports, he was in the first group of IFBB international judges representing Chinese Taipei, being awarded several times from its local Government.

We all join his family, friends and Chinese Taipei Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation, in their sorrow and prayers. Rest in peace.

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