IFBB News

IFBB KEEP PROGRESSING

President of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee, Mr. Gideon Sam, is an experienced Olympic Official with brilliant services to South Africa and International Sports along many years. South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC), recognizes the IFBB, that lead by President, Rafael Santonja, has very extensive programs of sports

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SAUDI ARABIA GUESTS AT THE IFBB EUROPEAN EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING

This weekend took place the IFBB European Executive Council Meeting in Madrid, and, as special guests, President Santonja was pleased to welcome, Mr. Osama Alrumayan, President of the Saudi Arabia Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation, and Mr. Almasood Adel (Saudi Arabia Official), that, together with Dr. Adel Fahim El Sayed, IFBB Vice President for

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JULIETTE BERGMAN IN THE IFBB HALL OF FAME

In the past IFBB Congress held in Fujairah, UAE, we had the enormous joy to include in the IFBB Hall of Fame to Ms. Juliette Bergman, at exceptional athlete with great trajectory inside the IFBB. In the picture IFBB President Dr.Rafael Santonja and Ms.Juliette Bergman.

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SUCCESSFUL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP IN YEMEN

Under the dynamic leadership of President of Yemen Federation, Mr. Al-Jawfi Najeeb, and experienced IFBB official, it was held in Sana´a, Yemen, past December 31th of 2019, a successful Championship. This event, organized in the middle of the dramatic situation that is living the country, suffering a brutal war since five years ago,

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BODYBUILDERS ELECTED AS BEST ATHLETES OF THE YEAR IN EL SALVADOR

The past December 3 was awarded in Salvador the best athletes of 2019. An event organized by Educating a Salvadoran Foundation (FESA), and the Association of Sports Journalists of Salvador (APDES). Panamerican Gold Medalist Paulina Zamora was elected as the Female Star of all sports, winning a prize of ten thousand dollars. Yuri

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IFBB WORLD MASTER CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 COMPLETE VIDEOS

If you could not see the IFBB World Master Championships 2019 in Tarragona, or want to remember the best moments, we bring to you the complete videos of the first and second day of competition. Saturday: https://vimeo.com/379489938 Sunday: https://vimeo.com/379513956

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IFBB INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY TEACHES ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL COURSE.

The IFBB International Academy in Abu Dhabi organized past December 6th-7th, the International Training Course of Bodybuilding and Fitness level 3, a two days program that included several lectures by Professor Mr. Waleed Abdulkareem, with the participation of more than 30 trainers from different parts of the country. The session was opened with

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IFBB AND THE AFRICAN OLYMPIC FAMILY

President and General Secretary of Libyan Olympic Committee, Dr. Jamal Ezarrugh and Mr. Khaled A. Ezankuli, with IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja at the first Maghreb Arab Championships organized in Tunisia. IFBB keeps progressing with the African Olympic family, being already recognized by the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA), and

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FIRST MAGHREB ARAB CHAMPIONSHIPS

Composed by Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Mauritania, the Maghreb is a wide area where Bodybuilding is a very popular sport. As a result, the recently created Maghreb Arab Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (MAFBBF) chaired by Mr. Khalid Riahi, host this past 20th-22nd of December the first edition of the IFBB Maghreb

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IFBB WORLD MASTER CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019

We are proud to say this year IFBB World Master Championships has been the biggest Master event ever, the number of participating countries broke the schemes this year, with 67 countries taking part in this world championship! Palau Firal i de Congress has been the perfect venue for this competition, an event retransmitted

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IFBB PROMISING YOUNG FITNESS TALENTS AT THE WORLD FITNESS CHAMPIONSHIPS

President Santonja didn’t want to miss the opportunity to greet and congratulate the World Junior Fitness Champions at the end of the IFBB World Fitness Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia. Youngsters are the future, and the IFBB is very proud of its young talents, that year after year are entering the senior categories and

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PRESIDENT SANTONJA AT THE IFBB GULF CLASSIC IN DUBAI

President Santonja is in Dubai, attending the IFBB Gulf Classic Event, in its third edition. An event that last year was a great success and this year seems will be even better! At his arrival to the Dubai airport, he was welcomed by some friends, from left to the right, Mr. Laden Yazbek

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