IFBB News

IFBB DIAMOND CUP ROMA 2021

Rome held a magnificent edition of its classic IFBB Diamond Cup, organized by  Mr. Benedetto Mondelo, in the magnificent facilities of the Marriott Park Hotel. The winners were Nicola Barlota from Italy,  in Men’s  Bodybuilding,  Aline Silva De Souza  from  Brazil, in Women’s  Physique,  Georgios Margaritis from Greece, in Master  Men’s  Classic  Physique, among others.

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MEETINGS WITH THE ARGENTINE SPORTS AUTHORITIES

At his visit to Buenos Aires, President Santonja, joined by the President of the Argentine Federation, Mr. Jorge Asp, met with the Sub-secretary  of Sports of Argentina, Mr. Daniel Diaz. Previously, President Santonja, met the President of the Argentine Olympic Committee,  Mr.  Mario Moccia, reviewing in both meetings issues related to the progress

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IFBB SOUTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS AND CONGRESS

Buenos Aires hosted again a magnificent IFBB South American Championships and Congress, with the attendance of delegations from all the countries in the area. An event organized  by  the  South American Confederation in collaboration with the Argentine Federation. The main winners in  the amateur competition were,  Deivison Luiz Teixeira  from  Brazil, in  Men’s  Bodybuilding,

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THE CHAIRMAN OF THE IFBB ANTI-DOPING COMMISSION VISITS THE IFBB HEADQUARTERS

The Chairman of the IFBB Anti-Doping Commission, Prof.  Mauricio De Arruda, visited President Santonja at the IFBB headquarters in Madrid, holding an extensive working meeting, in which they evaluated and followed up the programs developed in this important area. Among other topics, they reviewed the recent editions of anti-doping books and guides available

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IFBB DIAMOND CUP TUNISIA

A new edition of the IFBB Diamond Cup Tunisia has been celebrated. The event in its second edition was organized at the highest level. The main champions were, Adel Senani from Algeria, in Men’s Bodybuilding, Evelyn Raig from Estonia, in Women’s Bikini Fitness, Adel Lefkir from Algeria, in Men’s Physique, and Sonia Trapero from

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PRESIDENT SANTONJA AT THE JUNIOR PAN AMERICAN GAMES

President Santonja visited Cali with the occasion of the Junior Pan American Games. An excellent opportunity to reinforce ties with the Pan American Olympic family, coordinating actions of participation in the upcoming Olympic regional competitions. With the occasion of his visit, President Santonja met with the President of Panam Sports, Eng. Neven Ilic,

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IFBB SOUTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

This weekend President Santonja will be traveling to Buenos Aires, Argentina, with the occasion of the IFBB South American Championships, and the Assembly of the South American Confederation. The competition is open to all IFBB official categories, and all the countries in the area are sending their national teams. The program will also

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INTERNATIONAL FITNESS SHOW AND IFBB FITNESS WORLD CUP

Everything is ready in Dubai for the International Fitness Show and IFBB Fitness World Cup. Dubai will host once again a major international competition, the event will take place in the prestigious International Fitness Show Expo, which is also hosting this year’s IFBB Fitness World Cup. A magnificent event that will include, among

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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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