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PRESIDENT SANTONJA AT THE IFBB GULF CLASSIC IN DUBAI

President Santonja is in Dubai, attending the IFBB Gulf Classic Event, in its third edition. An event that last year was a great success and this year seems will be even better! At his arrival to the Dubai airport, he was welcomed by some friends, from left to the right, Mr. Laden Yazbek

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2019 IFBB WORLD FITNESS CHAMPIONSHIPS THE WINNERS (second part)

Photo: Jakub Csontos (EastLabs).   WOMEN’S FITNESS UP TO 160 CM   WFIT 160 cm – 1: 2019 World Women’s Fitness up to 160 cm category champion: Tatiana ONDRUSKOVA (Slovakia). WFIT 160 cm – 2: 2019 IFBB World Championships Women’s Fitness up to 160 cm category medal winners (from L to R): Anna

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2019 IFBB WORLD FITNESS CHAMPIONSHIPS – BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA THE WINNERS

By Andrew Michalak Photo: Igor Kopcek (EastLabs). The first day of this year’s World Fitness Championships was devoted to Bodyfitness (4 categories), Wellness Fitness (4 categories), Women’s Physique (2 categories) and Fitness semifinals. First time Women Fitness attracted 35 competitors and IFBB Executive officials decided to create the third category: up to 160

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PORTUGAL HOSTED IFBB 2019 MEDITERRANEAN CHAMPIONSHIP AGAIN

Albufeira, one of the most popular cities in the world, in the famous Algarve (South of Portugal), celebrated the 2019 IFBB Mediterranean Championships with the participation of all the west sea countries and the newcomer after some years Andorra. Mr. Vitor Reis, President of the Portuguese Federation, organized one of the best Mediterranean

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IFBB DIAMOND CUP CANCUN 2019

The magnificent and paradisiac city of Cancun was the scenario for a new edition of the Amateur and Elite Pro-competition held past weekend, the event  count with great participation of athletes from seventeen different countries. Diamond Cup Cancun 2019 left no one indifferent, all of this thanks to the remarkable work made by Mexican Bodybuilding

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2019 WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS – THE WINNERS PART 2

by Jakub Csontos (EastLabs.sk) Andrew Michalak The 2019 IFBB World Juniors Championships were the biggest after splitting Juniors from Masters events. But even bigger success appeared to be the introduction of the younger junior categories 16-20 years old. In some divisions there were more younger juniors than juniors 21-23 years old. It was

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2019 WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS – THE WINNERS PART 1

by Jakub Csontos (EastLabs.sk) Andrew Michalak   JUNIOR WOMEN’S BIKINI FITNESS 16-20 YEARS, UP TO 163 CM   2019 World Junior Women’s Bikini Fitness 16-20 years, up to 163 cm category champion: Natalia CZAJKOWSKA (Poland). 2019 IFBB World Championships Junior Women’s Bikini Fitness 16-20 years, up to 163 cm category medal winners (from

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IFBB WORLD MEN’S CHAMPIONSHIPS AND CONGRESS 2020 IN CHINA!

IFBB World Men’s Championships and Congress 2020 will take place in the historical and imperial capital of Xi’an, China, host city at the previous editions of the IFBB Belt and Road event in these last two years. In the photo President Rafael Santonja surrounded by President of the Chinese Federation and Asian Bodybuilding and

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THE BIGGEST EVER JUNIOR WORLD COMPETITION!!

 Ifbb in its continuous growing process, is one more time breaking records . Almost 300 athletes competing in this Junior World Championships at the beautiful and historical city of Budapest. The hungarian federation leaded by Istvan Huberth, had organized IFBB 2019 Junior World Championships in a very efficient way. This amount of athletes

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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