IFBB MEETS ABU DHABI SPORTS AUTHORITIES.
While he was visiting Abu Dhabi, President Santonja met with the Secretary General of the local Sports Council, his Excellency Aref Hamad AlAwani. Taking advantage of the trip, he visited the imposing structures of the Ethijad Sports Palace, which will host the legendary “IFBB Night of Champions” event scheduled for the end
“IFBB AJMAN BODYBUILDING & PHYSIQUE”: A GREAT SUCCESS
The Ajman Bodybuilding and Physique competition, held in the Ajman Emirate last weekend, was an absolute success. Organized by the well-known IFBB official Tarik Khalil and the Federation of the United Arab Emirates, the event saw the triumph of athletes representing both the amateur and the professional category. President Santonja participated
ELITE PRO KICKS OFF THE SEASON WITH A GREAT PROFESSIONAL SHOW IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
The “Ajman Elite Pro Show” event (open to the categories of Men’s Physique and Bodybuilding) will soon open an intense sporting season, whose program includes more than 40 events all over the world. The IFBB ELITE PRO event will take place concurrently, as an event aimed at professional qualification
THE NEW EDITIONS OF MR UNIVERSE
The International Federation has finally released the official posters of the Mister Universe Egypt and Mister Universe Brazil championships, a great event category which this year will be inaugurated in April with the Indian edition. The following editions will be held in Prague – representing Europe – Beirut representing the Middle East
GREAT AWARD FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE HUNGARIAN FEDERATION
Istvan Huber (who was recently re-elected president of the Hungarian Federation and member of the executive committee of the European Federation) was awarded the Annual Award for Sports Leadership at the National Grand Gala of Hungarian Sports.
THE BALKANS INAUGURATE AN INTENSE SEASON, TOO
The Balkan Championships taking place in the city of Knjaževac-Serbia will soon be a meeting point for the Balkan countries; in the same city, the annual congress of the Balkan Federation will soon be celebrated. The president of the Balkan Federation, Professor Gabriel Toncean, visited the IFBB office in Madrid this week
A GREAT START OF THE SEASON IN AMERICA
The Mercosur International Championships opened the sports season of the American continent in Mendoza-Argentina last February, coinciding with the traditional Dominican Republic Opening Championship and with the eighth edition of Mr. Mexico event for beginners, which will be held in Mexico City. The winners of Mercosur, among others, were José López from
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GREAT INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS IN SPAIN
The Spanish Federation held its Annual Assembly presenting an amazing calendar rich of great national competitions. Spain is getting ready to host more than 60 championships, into which major international events will be integrated: Among these, the upcoming European Championships in Santa Susana taking place in May; the IFBB Miss and Mister International
IFBB EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES CONTINUE WORLDWIDE
The IFBB is running more and more training courses all over the world: The Zoom “Federative Courses” of the Fitness Challenge category destined to Asian countries and the American continent, will be followed in the next few days by presential courses organized by the African
IFBB ATHLETES: GET READY FOR THE CENTRAL AMERICAN GAMES!
The Central American Games, a classic event of the Olympic Program, which will take place in Guatemala and Costa Rica in late October / early November, will include the bodybuilding and fitness category in their official medal table. This has been happening since the