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PARAGUAY WON THE 44th SOUTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Completing a fantastic 44th edition, with a record of participation, Paraguay won the Best Team Award at the 2018 CSFF-IFBB South American Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships celebrated in Asunción from 30th August to 2nd September. The host country led the scores in the competition for National Teams, at the end of the third session,

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44th SOUTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS: MAIN WINNERS (DAY 1)

The fantastic opening session was celebrated, on Friday 31st August, at the facilities of the Paraguay Olympic Committee with special attention to the Junior categories (under 23 y.o.). The main winners and overall champions were, as follows: Junior Bikini: Maria Paz Vaccari (Paraguay) Junior Bodybuilding: Eiser Daniel Caicedo (Colombia) Junior Men´s Physique: Ignacio

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1st. DIAMOND CUP KATOWICE (Poland): INSPECTION REPORT

On the next link is available the Inspection Report with all the information related to the next coming IFBB Diamond Cup Katowice that will be held in this beautiful city located in Southwestern Poland, October 5th to 7th; at the modern venue “Spodek” Sport & Entertainment Hall. https://ifbb.com/wp-content/uploads/PDF/2018_Diamond_Cup_Katowice_IR_2.pdf The event, organized by Olymp

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44th SOUTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS: DAY 1

After the successful CSFF General Assembly celebrated in Asunción (Paraguay), at the Olympic facilities; the first session of the 2018 South American Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships will start today, from 16:00 (local time), with live streaming available. Images are available on the next link: http://tv.ifbb.com/live-broadcasting    

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ODESUR PRESIDENT, Mr. CAMILO JORGE PEREZ; ATTENDED CSFF ASSEMBLY

The President of the South America Sport Organization, Mr. Camilo Jorge Pérez López attended the 2018 General Assembly of the South American Bodybuilding & Fitness Confederation (CSFF), celebrated in Asunción (Paraguay) on Thursday 30th August. The Assembly had the participation of executives from all the IFBB/CSFF affiliated National Federations, led by President Santonja who

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MUSCLE & HEALTH #3: ALREADY AVAILABLE

Circulating in over 30 countries and growing every month, the issue #3 of Muscle & Health is already available with new interesting information about Nutrition, Exercising, IFBB contest and interviews with the top international athletes. Zheng Shao Zhong (China), Dmytro Horobets (Ukraine), Ott Kiivikas (Estonia) or Inge Moeller (Argentina) are some of the

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PRESIDENT SANTONJA IN ASUNCION (PARAGUAY)

In order to attend the 44th CSFF-IFBB South American Championships, President Santonja flu from Headquarters (Madrid) to Asunción (Paraguay) on Thursday 29th August. Following his tradition, one of the first thing he made, after meeting with CSFF and APFPFI executives, it was to visit the gym for a fast and intense workout. This

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LIVE STREAMING: 44th SOUTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

On the next link can be followed, from tomorrow FRIDAY 31st August, the 44th South American Championships held in Asuncion (Paraguay); organized by the  Paraguay Bodybuilding, Fitness & Powerlifting Association (APFPFI) https://livestream.com/accounts/26431629/events/8350535/player?width=960&height=540&enableInfoAndActivity=true&defaultDrawer=feed&autoPlay=true&mute=false The competition will last until next Sunday, 2nd September.  

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SOUTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS: ACTION IS IN ASUNCION

With a record of competitors representing all the IFBB/CSFF- affiliated National Federations, the 44th South American Championships started tomorrow, Friday 30th, in Asuncion (Paraguay); organized by the  Paraguay Bodybuilding, Fitness & Powerlifting Association (APFPFI), chaired by Mr. Victor Niella. The competition will last until next Sunday, 2nd September. Picture: Mr. Juan Paredes -president of

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PORTUGUESE & SPANISH EXECUTIVES VISITED PRESIDENT SANTONJA

Following its traditional summer meeting, Mr. Vitor Reis -president of Portuguese Federation (PBBF)- and Mr. Jose Ramos -president of Spanish Federation (FEFF)- visited IFBB president Dr. Rafael Santonja in his native town, Béjar; joined by other executive officials as Carlos Ramos -regional president in Catalonia-, Jose Maria Garcia -in Andalucía-, Victor Hernández -in

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GIOVANNI ARENDSZ CLASSIC: THE CHAMPIONS

Caribbean area was, the recent weekend August 25th & 26th, the meeting point for IFBB athletes with the magnificent Giovanni Arendsz Classic celebrated in Aruba (Lesser Antilles), at the elegant Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino.  Athletes from 22 European and American countries participated at the event, organized by the Aruba Bodybuilding & Powerlifting

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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