IFBB News

ZHANG HAIFENG TAKES THE REIGNS OF ASIAN BODYBUILDING

HARBIN, Northeast China, July 29 (Xinhua) — Zhang Haifeng, chief of the Chinese Bodybuilding Association, was elected as the new chairman of the Asian Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness on Monday. Representatives of 21 member associations of Asia attended the AFBF Congress unveiled in the northeastern city. “It’s an honor for me to

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BODYBUILDING AND FITNESS ARE OLYMPIC RECOGNIZED IN BRAZIL

Brazil Olympic Committee is one of the many National Olympic Committees that recognizes Bodybuilding and Fitness and has an excellent relationship with IFBB.   In the picture, Mr Paulo Wanderley Teixeira, President of the Brazilian Olympic Committee, with President Rafael Santonja, in Lima, with the occasion of the 2019 Panamerican Games, in which Bodybuilding and Fitness

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IFBB CONGRATULATES LIC. FRANCISCO LEE, NEW PRESIDENT OF ACODEPA

Lic. Francisco Lee was elected President of ACODEPA, Panamerican Association of American Sports Confederations, past weekend, in Lima, at the Annual Assembly of ACODEPA which was held in conjunction with the Annual Assembly of Panamsports. In the full security that he will be the best successor to Ivar Sisniega, (the former President of

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EDUARDO ABDALAH, IFBB VICE PRESIDENT, ELECTED AS ACODEPA EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEMBER

Eng. Eduardo Abdalah, IFBB Vice President and President of the Panamerican Bodybuilding and Fitness Confederation, has been elected Treasurer of ACODEPA (Panamerican Association of American Sports Confederations), last weekend, in Lima, at the Annual Assembly of ACODEPA which was held in conjunction with the Annual Assembly of Panamsports. Eduardo Abdalah is an excellent

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GREAT SUCCESS IN THIS FIRST SANT MARTIN EVENT

Francois Carty, president of the Saint Martin Federation has been organizing an International amateur and PRO IFBB Elite championship for first time ever in this caribean island of San Martin. This big success has been celebrated in the Sonesta Hotel in the dutch part of this island (this island has two sides, french

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BODYBUILDING AND FITNESS AT PANAMERICAN GAMES

The Panamerican Games Opening Ceremony has taken place today, starting a dense sport program, with Bodybuilding and Fitness finals taking place next August 10th at the ”Coliseo Mariscal Cáceres”, one of the magnificent world class facilities prepared for these Games, with huge spectators capacity, already sold out, evidencing the great expectation created by

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MEETING WITH IOC PRESIDENT, DR. THOMAS BACH

During his visit to Lima, to attend the General Assembly of the Pan American Sports Olympic Organization; President Santonja meet with the president of International Olympic Committee, Dr. Thomas Bach –former Gold Medal at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal-. Both executives spoke about the 18th Pan American Games, where Bodybuilding and Fitness are

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NICE MEETINGS IN PANAMSPORTS-LIMA 2019

President Santonja will be holding several meetings along these days in Lima with the occasion of the Panamerican Olympic Sports Assembly, and, what a great manner to start these journeys by meeting with Mrs. Nicole Hoevertsz, Executive Council Member of the International Olympic Committee, long term friend, and always so supportive to IFBB

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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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