INTERNATIONAL BODYFITNESS ATHLETE KINGA KESIK, PASSED AWAY.
It is with deep sadness and sorrow that we announce the passing of Polish Bodyfitness international athlete Kinga Kesik-Sweda, on Monday 15th, after a long battle against the disease. Reaching the Finals, at the 2013 European Championships (Spain) and 2014 World Championships (Canadá) in the Bodyfitness Tall Class (over 168 cm); Kinga Kesik
IMPORTANT CONTEST IN USA, QUALIFIER FOR ARNOLD CLASSIC BRAZIL
The new USA National Federation, “IFBB Physique America”; chaired by Mr. Wayne DeMilia, keeps working actively in its sports calendar. After the announcement of the 1st. Florida Classic, scheduled for next 31st. March, in Delray Beach; a new event has been confirmed: the 1st. Mavs Charity Classic, scheduled in Dallas (Texas), for the
2018 WORLD RANKING INCREASES PRIZES & DISCIPLINES.
After its great success in 2017, the 2nd edition of the IFBB World Ranking will come with important and positive news for the international athletes. The main one is that Women’s Physique, Men’s Fitness and Women’s Fitness are included in the program, joining Bodybuilding, Classic Bodybuilding, Men´s Physique, Bikini, and Bodyfitness. More opportunities
POLISH FEDERATION, AWARDED BY THE POLISH REPUBLIC PRESIDENT
Recent Wednesday, January 10th; President of Poland, Mr. Andrzej Duda, met at the National Stadium, in Warsaw, with representatives of all national sports federations to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the restoration of Poland’s independence, after the 1st. World War. The President presented a special commemorative “President’s Cup” to each National Sport Federation.
COLOMBIA & REP. DOMINICANA: LA TEMPORADA EMPIEZA EN AMERICA / 2018 SEASON STARTS IN LATIN AMERICA.
La temporada 2018 arranca con fuerza, con dos eventos importantes más allá del Atlántico. La ciudad de Bogotá (Colombia) abre la temporada con el Mr. & Ms. America IFBB Cup del 16 al 18 de Febrero y, una semana después, en Santo Domingo (Rep. Dominicana); llega la II edición de la Diamond Cup
MR. VYACHESLAV VINOGRAVOV VISITED IFBB HEADQUARTERS
The president of the Czech Republic Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (SKFCR), Mr. Vyacheslav Vinogradov; visited, on Tuesday 9th, the IFBB Headquarters in Las Rozas (Spain), in order to meet with President Santonja and evaluate the highlights of the 2017 season in the country, as well as the next international events for the czech
THE JUNIOR AND MASTER WORLDWIDE SEPARATE, TO CONTINUE GROWING
After the tremendous success of the 2017 edition at the Junior & Master World Championships held in Bistrita (Romania), with nearly 600 athletes; the IFBB has decided to separate both events, in order to not slowing down its growth, making easier for the organizing country to enable hotels and facilities for such big
GREAT NEWS ARE COMING FROM MALTA!
Bodybuilding in one of the most popular sports in Malta and, because its great international achievements, the Maltese Olympic Committee awarded Maltese Federation (MFBF), at the recent Olympic Gala held, in December; in La Valetta. The MFBF president -Mr. Ralph de Celis-, received the Award for the excellent National Team results at the
ESTONIAN TEAM: WARM WELCOME AFTER WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Fantastic initiative from the Estonian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (EKFL), chaired by Mr. Ergo Metsla; receiving the National Team at the Tallin´s airport, after its successful participation at the 2017 World Bodybuilding Championships, in Biarritz (France). President Metsla and several supporters and EKFL officials brings flowers and presents to the athletes that represented
2018 SEASON START…!
A new challenging sport season starts for the thousands of IFBB international athletes worldwide, in a year with very important novelties, as the evolution to World Ranking to new disciplines (Fitness and Women’s Physique) and more cash prizes (325.000 $). With IFBB walking in solid way through the Olympic recognition and joining already
IFBB TEAM GROWS WITH VYACHESLAV VINOGRADOV
Young but experienced official Vyacheslav Vinogradov -current president of the Czech Republic Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (SKFCR)- has been appointed for the IFBB Team in charge to supervise the development of international events, joining other officials as José María García, Natalia Nazarenko, Tobias Hohl or Armando Márquez. With his solid experience as athlete
ROBBY ROBINSON JOINS IFBB PHYSIQUE AMERICA
Robby Robinson, the Legendary “Black Prince” of Bodybuilding has been named to the Executive Board of IFBB Physique America. The iconic athlete joins the new project, in USA, bringing his experience and charisma. The IFBB Physique America president, Mr. Wayne S. DeMilia announced the decision: “It is with great pride and honor, that