IFBB News

IN MEMORIAM: DAVE “THE BLOND BOMBER” DRAPER

Is it with deep sadness that we must report the passing away of 1966 IFBB Mr. Universe, Dave Draper, on November 30th; at the age of 79 y.o. He shared the stage with athletes as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Frank Zane, Reg Park or Franco Columbu and contributed like few others to popularize Bodybuilding, with

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IFBB MISTER UNIVERSO IN PARAGUAY

Everything is ready for the IFBB Mister & Miss Universe in the city of  Asunción. The Paraguayan Federation, under the leadership of Mr. Victor Niella, will host an amazing international championships with the organization of this mythical event that will take place just a few days after the IFBB South American Championships and

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IFBB DIAMOND CUP CANCUN

New success of the IFBB Diamond Cup Cancun. The well-known tourist destination of the Caribbean Mexican coast, host a new edition of its pro-qualifier competition, in which the winners were, Emilio Alvarado from Mexico, in Men’s  Bodybuilding, Irma Moncada from Nicaragua, in Women’s Bodyfitness,  and Stiff Chaves  from Costa Rica,  in  Men’s  Physique, among others.

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IFBB MEDITERRANEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

New edition of the IFBB Mediterranean Championships. Malta, hosted a new international championship, in a year full of activities, celebrating in this occasion the 38th edition of the IFBB Mediterranean Championships, organized by the Maltese Federation, and its President, Mr. Ralph Decelis. The winners of this prestigious title were, Nicola Barlotta from Italia, in

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IFBB ELITE PRO MASTER CHAMPIONSHIPS AND DIAMOND CUP PORTUGAL

The IFBB Elite Pro Master World Championships took place in Portugal. The city of Póvoa de Lanhoso, hosted  the IFBB Elite Pro Master World Championships together with the amateur competition,   IFBB  Diamond  Cup Portugal. The new world master pro champions are, Pedro Quiala Pereira from Angola, in  Men’s  Bodybuilding,  Katerina Jakubcova from United Kingdom,

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IFBB MISTER AMERICA

The IFBB Mister America returned with great success.   The IFBB Mister America held in Quito, Ecuador, reinforced the brilliant trajectory of this great sport event, which counted with an amazing record of participation. The main winners were Jorge Matute Riofrio from Ecuador, in Men’s  Bodybuilding,  Jorge Patzan from Guatemala, in Men’s Classic Physique, Jose

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SUCCESSFUL IFBB ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

The IFBB Asian Championships in Lebanon were celebrated with great success. The Lebanese Federation, and its President, Mr.Hassenen Moukaled  organized a  magnificent competition in the incomparable Hilton Hotel in Beirut. The winners were,  Ali Jail Naser  from  Iraq, in  Men’s  Bodybuilding, Zahraa Ebeid  from Lebanon,  in  Women’s  Wellness,  Haydarah Sweidan  from  Syria, in

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IFBB MISTER AND MISS UNIVERSE IN PARAGUAY

Paraguay prepares for the celebration of the IFBB Mister and Miss Universe. The emblematic Guaraní Cultural Center of the Guaraní Hotel, in the Paraguayan capital, will host this great event, organized at the highest level, by the Paraguayan Federation, and its President, Mr.  Victor Nella, closing a great sports season in the American continent.

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IFBB NATIONAL EVENTS

IFBB National Federations continue to hold their national events around the world. Among the last celebrated ones, the Venezuelan National Championships was held past weekend, resulting as winner,  Roberto Rattia in the Bodybuilding category. In Belarus, another great national competition was celebrated,  in which the athlete Sergey Yurkevich was the winner in Men’s Bodybuilding.

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IFBB MISTER UNIVERSE ASIA

The India Federation is preparing the launch of the IFBB Mister Universe Asia, opened worldwide, to be celebrated next April  8th, and will mark the return of a mythical name in the Asian continent. The General Secretary of the Asian Federation, Mr. Sanjai More, visited the offices of the International Federation in Madrid to

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IFBB WORLD JUNIOR AND MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS

As well, Santa Susanna, hosted the IFBB World Junior and Masters Championships 2021, the main winners in the junior categories were, Aleksei Cherednichenko, in Juniors Men’s Bodybuilding, Joanna Tanska from Polonia, in Junior Bikini Fitness, Isaac Ebagnilin from Sweden, in Junior Men’s Physique, among others. In the masters categories the winners were, Mariia

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