IFBB News

FIT MODEL: OFFICIAL POSTER FOR 2019 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

As previously reported, Fit Model doesn’t stop growing worldwide, boosted by its glamour, elegance and healthy image about Women’s sport. The category has already become a recognizable IFBB discipline, searching for qualities as symmetry, beauty, aesthetics, harmony and good health.  The recent Miami Grand Prix held this category and one of the next trial will

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PRESIDENT SANTONJA, ATTENDING PANAMERICAN GAMES (LIMA)

IFBB President Dr. Rafael Santonja arrived today to Lima (Peru), in order the attend the General Assembly of the Pan-American Olympic Sports Organization, and the Opening of the 18th Pan American Games where Bodybuilding and Fitness are included in the program. This Games, that will be followed by over 500 MM people, are

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PHILIPPINES: GREAT SUCCESS AT THE NATIONAL CHAMPS.

Organized by the Bodybuilding & Fitness National Federation led by Mrs. Rowena Walters -former international athlete-, the 2019 National Championships celebrated, recent weekend 20th-21st July, in Manila, were a complete success with near 200 athletes from every corner of the country. Additionally, the event was extremely well attended resulting in a full house,

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MIAMI GRAND PRIX: A NEW ERA FOR BODYBUILDING IN USA

The 2019 IFBB Miami Grand Prix organized by IFBB Physique America has been an impressive step forward for this organization, founded in 2018, as the representative USA Bodybuilding & Fitness federation. With the presence of IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja, this great contest took place at Ashe Auditorium in Miami, Florida on 20th

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BODYBUILDING & FITNESS, AT THE 18th PAN AMERICAN GAMES (PERU)

Coming next August, and for the 1st time ever, Bodybuilding will be part of the 2019 Pan American Games, held in Lima (Perú); in another fantastic step forward for the integration of IFBB, into Olympism.  Over, 500 MM people – more than double the population of western Europe – will tune in on

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IBBFF 59TH SENIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

INDIA CELEBRATED A GREAT IBBFF 59TH Senior National and 14th Women Championship, : 435 top athletes participated at the event, with $35000 cash prices and all the accommodation & food , covered by the national federation.. A complete Indian National team was selected to attend next coming AFBF Asian Championship ,July 25/9 at

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AMATEUR WORLD RANKING: UPDATED

With all the events celebrated up to June, IFBB has updated the 2019 Amateur World Ranking, in its 8 categories, including the scores from all the Qualifier events celebrated during the first part of the season, until June 30th. The IFBB World Ranking will awards, at the end of 2019, the best athletes

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KAZAKHSTAN: IMPORTANT RECOGNITION FROM OLYMPIC COMMITTEE

Led by its president, Mr. Alexander Kolyuka, the Kazakhstan Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation has been fully recognized by the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan (HOK), in another important step forward for our sports in its integration into Olympism. The HOK General Secretary, Mr. Saken Mussaibevok; confirmed the recognition for Bodybuilding

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Zhang Haifeng, President of AFBF

Mr. Zhang Haifeng, President of CBBA (Chinese Bodybuilding Association and well known and respected IFBB Official, in his capacity of First Vice President of ABFB, has taken the presidency of the Asian Continental Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness, in the meantime that former President, Ochir Ganbaatar is now serving our sport, with his

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2019 ENGLISH GRAND PRIX

•British James Watts points to new bodybuilding star and threatens Elite Pro Division (-90 kilos). Spanish Maxi Rodríguez closes the season with a new gold and Juan de las Heras confirms his meteoric projection. • German twins Marcel & Fabian Feber got all the attention in Muscular Men’s Physique. On the verge of

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CORFU (GREECE) READY FOR 2019 WORLD CHILDREN FITNESS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Over 150 young athletes from 7 to 15 y.o. and 50 IFBB officers are moving to the beautiful island of Corfu (Greece), in order to participate at the upcoming IFBB World Children Fitness Championships to be held, on Saturday 29th. Children Fitness keeps growing in IFBB, under the supervision of Headquarters and Children

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A NEW RECORD IN CHILE

Around 200 athletes in this past weekend competing in the Mercosur Weekend, celebrating the Mercosur, Pro Qualifier and IFBB Elite PRO events. Mariana Silva like organizer and Belo Navarro President of IFBB National Federation FECHIF were working towards another hit in the bodybuilding history of this southamerican country. Making a great event in

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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