There is no doubt that Bodybuilding roots are in Greece, in the Hellenic culture, always related to Sports… Coming next 22nd to 24th March, the tradition will meet with modernity with the occasion of the 1st. edition of President Santonja´s Cup that will be held in Nafplio (Eastern Pelopponese).

Not far from legendary Olympia sanctuary, where the Olympic Games were performed in the classical times; this Pro-Am event will be a tribute to IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja, who is bringing Bodybuilding to a new era of participation and social recognition.

The 1st. edition of the “President Santonja´s Cup”, it is included in the 2018 IFBB World Ranking (7 points for the winner, in every category) and is, as well, an Elite Pro Qualifier event, with up to 24 Elite Pro cards, for the Top 3 athletes in every of its 8 Sports Divisions:

▪ Bodybuilding (Junior, Master & Absolute)
▪ Classic Bodybuilding (Master & Absolute)
▪ Men´s Physique (Master & Absolute)
▪ Muscular Men´s Physique
▪ Bodyfitness (Junior, Master & Absolute)
▪ Bikini (Master & Absolute)
▪ Women’s Physique
▪ Wellness

Picture: IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja, with well-know promoter and athlete, Anastasios Koligkionis (center) and the president of the Greek Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation, Mr. Jordan Leventelis.