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2019 EUROPEAN CHILDREN FITNESS CHAMPIONSHIPS (Câcâk, Serbia)

Once again, the Serbian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (SSBBFA) under the leadership of Mr. Goran Ivanovic, took the flag to organize another edition of this meaningful and important Fitness event. Gabriela Mlsnova -Chairperson of the IFBB Children Commission- joined by her husband -Ing. Boris Mlsna-, and a skillful group of IFBB officials traveled

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IFBB IS BOOMING IN AFRICA

This year the African Continent has a very busy schedule hosting some of the IFBB events in the 2019 calendar. Starting with the Arab Championship in Assiut, Egipt celebrated past April 28th and continuing with the Arnold Classic Africa, that was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, past weekend, May 17-19. In August, the

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TAHITI IS READY FOR THE 2019 OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIP

Oceania an amazing continent past Southeast Asia with a great future for Bodybuilding and Fitness, thanks to the influence, work and commitment of our National Federations. This year, the beautiful Tahiti will be hosting the Oceania Championship, next October 5-6, under the leadership of Mr. Jerry Yeung, President of the Tahiti National Federation,

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IN MEMORIAM: KAREKIN SIMONIAN

The international Judge in Bodybuilding and Weightlifting, Mr. Karekin Simonian, passed away on Wednesday, 17th April, in Los Angeles (California; USA). A distinguished member of the International sports community, Mr. Simonian was a reference of Bodybuilding in Armenia, in which he established a Bodybuilding & Weightlifting club. Always linked with IFBB, he dedicated

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IFBB BALKAN CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

Another exciting weekend with three amazing events in Hungary, South Africa, and Greece, that completed the IFBB calendar of this weekend. The Balkan Championship was celebrating its 28th edition, and what a better place to celebrate it than the beautiful Corfu, Greece. The Greek National Federation, led by Mr. Jordan Leventelis, together with

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DIAMOND CUP HUNGARY (BUDAPEST): THE WINNERS

The fantastic Diamond Cup Hungary 2019, where 5 Elite Pro Cards were spread, left us the following winners: BODYBUILDING: Light Heavyweight (-90 Kg): Antonin Tena (Czech Republic) Heavyweight (+90 Kg): Libor Vobornik (Czech Republic) CLASSIC BODYBUILDING: Open: Damian Kosiec (Poland) GAMES CLASSIC BODYBUILDING: Open: Ivan Klimov (Russia) MEN’S PHYSIQUE: Junior (Open): Jakub Marek (Czech

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HUNGARY DIAMOND CUP: RUNNING ORDER:

In order to help the athletes in its preparation for the 2019 Diamond Cup Hungary to be held on Saturday 18th May, in Budapest (venue Aquarium Club); this is the order of categories to be celebrated: SATURDAY (from 10:00 am): Women´s Fitness (Open) Junior Bikini Fitness (Open) Bodyfitness (Open) Master Bikini Fitness (Open)

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ARE YOU READY FOR THE WEEKEND?

Another amazing weekend is starting in the IFBB calendar, with three International events starting today in Hungary, South Africa, and Greece. These three events will be retransmitted via streaming in the IFBB website, https://ifbb.com/ifbb-tv/ – 2019 Arnold Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa – 2019 IFBB Balkan Championship, Corfu, Greece – 2019 IFBB Diamond Cup

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IFBB AT ARNOLD CLASSIC SOUTHAFRICA 2019

IFBB Team ready for a great competition at Arnold Classic Southafrica 2019 . This IFBB Arnold Classic Southafrica 2019 starts on Thursday, at johanesbourg In addition , on Saturday the second IFBB Elite Pro Arnold Africa will be showing almost 200 PRO Elite athletes in the largest competition by number of profesional categories.

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IFBB TIGER CLASSIC: WINNERS & PICTURES

The first stage after the Europeans 2019, Bucharest hosted the 2nd edition of the Diamond Cup Romania organized by Mr. Mihai Tigora, creator of the IFBB Tiger Classic that reached its 13th edition. A good number of athletes chose Bucharest as an alternative to Lisbon, in the first weekend after the Europeans, searching

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SPORTS MINISTER MR. MATEI ATTENDS 2019 TIGER CLASSIC (ROMANIA)

The fantastic edition of the 13th. Tiger Classic & Diamond Cup Romania celebrated in Bucharest, on Saturday 11th, offered important moments for Bodybuilding and Fitness with up to 13 athletes winning the Elite Pro Card onstage, with its fantastic bodies. The event, organized by Mr. Mihai Tigora had the full support of the

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We are immersed in a health international emergency as a consequence of the Covid-19 epidemic.

In this situation, we must follow the applicable national and international regulations and the advice from governments and sanitary authorities.

All this has to be done with positive energy and best spirit, maintaining our focus on the fact that any epidemical situation has expansion, stabilization and reduction periods, and that with adequate care, this nightmare is going to be a bad memory soon.

By all means, the integrity of our athletes, officials, judges and of all who integrate our community is now and always essential. We are a family in sport and life.

We can expect to reach the epidemic peak and a progressive settle down, as is already happening in some of the countries in suffering this situation at first instance.

In conclusion, let’s be confident and keep working as a team, following the decisions from the competent authorities. Some events have been canceled and others are being rescheduled to a new date in which we may be able to celebrate with our athletes and friends our passion for sport and healthy lifestyle.

We recommend you visit the IFBB Calendar at our website www.IFBB.com on a regular basis, so that you may be fully updated on events and schedule.

Wishing you, your families and beloved one’s good health, and hoping that the situation will be back to normality as soon as possible

All the events that were planned for March and April are being postponed and rescheduled