IFBB News

WORLD FIT MODEL CHAMPIONSHIPS: INSPECTION REPORT UPDATED

On the next link is available the Inspection Report with all the information related to the next coming 2018 IFBB World Fit Model Championships that will be held in Riga (Latvia), October 19th to 21st. http://ifbb.com/wp-content/uploads/PDF/2_Inspection_Report_Riga_IR_2018.pdf The event is open to athletes from all the IFBB-affiliated National Federations around the world.

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50 DAYS TO IFBB BELT & ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP, IN XI´AN (CHINA).

August is here and we are approaching one of the most challenging events of the year: the 2018 IFBB Belt & Road Championship that will be held in Xi´an, open to all the IFBB-affiliated National Federations worldwide. The historical city – UNESCO world heritage-, will host this international event, coming next September 17th

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UNFORGETTABLE “CAMPEONATO BRASILEIRO 2018” IN REBEIRAO PRETO

Over 700 athletes from all the Brazilian territory took part in the recent 2018 IFBB Brazilian Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships, celebrated Friday 27th till Sunday 29th July, at the Ribeirao Shopping Convention Center. Organized by the Brazilian Bodybuilding Confederation (CBMFF), the event reached its 49th edition and was covered by TV national channel.

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2018 CACBBFF GENERAL ASSEMBLY & CONGRESS:

The 45th General Assembly of the Central American & Caribbean Bodybuilding Confederation (CACBBFF) took place today, Saturday 28th July, in México City. attended by officials from 33 affiliated National Federations and led by IFBB President, Dr Rafael Santonja. During the Congress, the CACBBFF celebrated their elections for the Executive Board with Mr. Giovanni

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TARRAGONA (SPAIN) WILL HOST THE 2018 WORLD MASTER CHAMPIONSHIPS.

One spectacular venue for one of the most important events of the year: the amazing Convention Center “El Palau”, in Tarragona (Spain), will host the World Master Championships where the 2018 IFBB season will be finished, coming next December, 7th to 10th. Tarragona, a historic city with more than 2.000 years of history

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OUTSTANDING 49th BRAZILIAN BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIP

The best Bodybuilding and Fitness athletes from Brazil are this weekend –Friday 27th till Sunday 29th July– fighting out for the most important national title, in Riberao Preto, at the 49th edition of the “Campeonato Brasileiro” held in the Ribeirao Shopping Convention Center. Perfectly organized by the Brazilian Bodybuilding Confederation (CBMFF) chaired by

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ACTION IS IN… MEXICO CITY!

Everything is ready at the “Teatro Ferrocarrilero”, in Mexico City, for the 45th edition of the Central American & Caribbean Championships, scheduled for today, Friday 27th till Sunday 29th July. Organized by the Mexican National Federation (FMFF) chaired by Mr. Francisco Cabezas, with the support of the Caribbean Confederation (CACBBFF) chaired by Mr.

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OCEANIA, IN ACTION:

The presence of President Santonja in Lausanne for the International Swimming Federation (FINA) 110th Anniversary, served to meet with the main leaders of the Olympic Family, such as Dr. Robin E. Mitchell, IOC member and current president of the Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC); where the IFBB is recognized and our sports are

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JUDGES SEMINAR IN ESTONIA & LITHUANIA

The small break for competitions, in Europe, is a great moment for judges to update their skills and the IFBB Judges Committee has been sensible to this opportunity. Organized by the Estonian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (EKFL) chaired by Mr. Ergo Metsla, the coming next Friday 10th August, will take place an IFBB

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IRAQI FEDERATION & IFBB ACADEMY: MORE NEW SPECIALISTS IN BODYBUILDING

Once again, the teamwork made by the Iraqi Bodybuilding Federation and IFBB International Academy offered the opportunity to new students to improve their knowledge and experiences, through a new edition of the successful IFBB International Training Course on Bodybuilding & Fitness. Fully recognized by the Iraqi Olympic Committee, the Iraqi Central Bodybuilding Federation chaired

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PRESIDENT SANTONJA; INVITED TO FINA 110th ANNIVERSARY

The International Swimming Federation (FINA) celebrated its 110 years of history, in a Gala Dinner during July 19th, at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne (Switzerland). A select representation of Sport executives attended the event, headed by CIO president, Mr. Thomas Bach and ANOC president, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah; as well as presidents from other

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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