IFBB News

YASER BIGLOU (IRAN); WON CLASSIC BODYBUILDING, IN HONG KONG.

Just one week before the 2017 World Bodybuilding Championships (Benidorm; Spain); Iran proved to be not of the most powerful countries in male disciplines, after winning the four Classic Bodybuilding categories celebrated in the recent Asian Amateur Championships celebrated in Hong Kong (23rd to 25th November). Mahdi Dalir (-171 cm), Yousef Hamidi (-175 cm), Farhad Azizi (-180 cm) and Yaser Biglou (+180 cm) won the Gold

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HONG KONG DAY 1: AWESOME SHOW AND CONTEST.

Divided in 2 sessions (prejudging and finals) and joined by the Hong Kong National Championships, the first day in Hong Kong started in an spectacular way with the athletes participating in Classic Bodybuilding, Bodyfitness and Women´s Physique, representing 17 countries from Asia and Middle East. Organized by the Hong Kong Federation (HKFBF) and his Honorary President and Founder, Mr.

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ACTION GOES ON IN HONG KONG

After the intense weekend in Rome (Diamond Cup) and Toronto (Ben Weider Legacy Cup), the action continues for IFBB in Hong Kong, since today Monday 23rd with another great Elite Qualifier event, open for Asian Countries, Middle East and Hong Kong. Organized by the active and efficient Mr. Hugo Chan -chairman of Hong Kong Bodybuilding and Fitness

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PHILLIP CLAHAR (USA) BODYBUILDING OVERALL WINNER IN TORONTO

A new Bodybuilding star has been discovered in the Ben Weider Legacy Cup Toronto (BWLCT), celebrated today in Canada: the great Phillip Clahar, from USA, who took the Gold medal in the Super Heavyweight category (+100 kg), joined in podium by Jorge Luis Guerrero (Mexico; Silver medal) and Joey Pyontka (Canada); Bronze medal). The BWLCT, organized under support of

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18th BOLIVARIAN GAMES, IN SANTA MARTA (COLOMBIA).

Excellent news are coming from our sport from Colombia: IFBB will participate at the next 18th Bolivarian Games that will take place, in Santa Marta (Colombia), 11th to 25th November. Organized by the Bolivarian Sport Organization (ODEBO), this Games are one of the most traditional events from the Olympic program. For the next edition, in Santa

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ANNETTE MOUNTFORD (CANADA) REACHS BIKINI TITLE, IN TORONTO.

Bikini Fitness has been one of the largest disciplines performed at the Ben Weider Legacy Cup Toronto (BWLCT) celebrated this recent weekend, 21th and 22th October, in Canada. With 6 absolute categories (by height), 3 Master categories (over 35 years old) and 1 Junior Open category (under 23 years old); the battle for the medals

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CHALLENGING WEEKEND: 3 EVENTS IN 3 CONTINENTS

  The IFBB Autumn season is at its most hectic moment and this weekend will be a real challenge for athletes, officials and supporters with 3 important international events held in 3 different continents and, all of them, Elite Qualifier events! Action started yesterday in Rome (Italia) with the IFBB Diamond Cup where hundred of competitors

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BISTRITA (ROMANIA): THE WORLD MEETING FOR JUNIOR AND MASTER COMPETITORS

After two editions being celebrated at the Caribbean, the next World Junior & Master Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships will be held in beautiful city of Bistrita (Romania); coming next 10th to 13rd. November. Organized by the IFBB and the Romanian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (RBFF) chaired by Mr. Gabriel Toncean -president as well of the Balcanic

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NATALIA LUGOVSKIKH vs. OKSANA BRYGIDYR: THE GREAT BATTLE TO LEAD BIKINI RANKING

The history of our sport is full of rivalries between great athletes (Arnold vs. Oliva, Haney vs. Gaspari; Yates vs. Wheeler, etc..) and in 2017 the most interesting is the close battle between two fantastic athletes from Eastern Europe to lead the Bikini Elite Ranking: Natalia Lugovskikh (Russia) and Oksana Brygidyr (Ukraine). Both athletes lead the Elite

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ARNOLD CLASSIC BRAZIL, SOUTH AFRiCA AND EUROPE; IN THE 2018 IFBB CALENDAR

IFBB is making up the competitive calendar for next season 2018 and, as an advance, the Arnold Classic Amateur in Brazil, South Africa and Europe (Spain) will be included as some of the most relevant events. For season 2018, the Arnold Classic Amateur will be Elite Qualifier events and, competitors qualified in Top 5, will take points

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WAYNE DeMILIA, THE BEST PROMOTOR IN IFBB ISTORY, IS BACK!

During the Wayne DeMilia era,  Pro Bodybuilding events were promoted at the highest level of excellence. After he retired from the Professional Division, events have progressively suffered and have deeply deteriorated. As of today, Wayne DeMilia is back in the IFBB, being appointed by President Santonja to lead and coordinate the IFBB actions

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