IFBB News

BENIDORM (SPAIN) RECEIVED ATHLETES & OFFICIALS FROM 85 COUNTRIES

During the whole Thursday, November 2nd; athletes, judges, officials and supporters from the 5 continents arrived to Benidorm, in order to participate in the 71st. World Bodybuilding Championships and IFBB Annual Congress, during this week. Officials from the Organizing Committee and President Santonja, as host; welcomed all the visitors in a session that was dedicated

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71th IFBB INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS

Chaired by President Santonja, IFBB has been celebrating during the morning and afternoon, its 2017 Annual International Congress, in Benidorm (Spain); as second session of a challenging week in which are participating athletes and delegates from 85 countries: a new record of figures! After a warm welcome to the new members affiliated (Andorra, Angola, American Samoa, Cameroon,

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TELEGRAM APP: THE GREAT NOVELTY TO STAY TUNED WITH IFBB

Competitors and delegates participating in the 71th World Bodybuilding Championships, in Benidorm (Spain) can be updates, in live, about all the novelties and important information to follow the competition. Schedule of weight inn, novelties about running order and every important information will arrive to all the personal devices using TELEGRAM APP (available for

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FROM BENIDORM TO ROMANIA: THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE REACHING NEW RECORDS

Barely 24 hours to start the 71st. IFBB World Bodybuilding Championships, in Benidorm (Spain), with the presence of more than 300 athletes from 70 countries, it´s possible to announce a new historical record in the coming next IFBB World Junior & Master Championships that will be held in Bistrita (Romania). Over 500 athletes from 50 countries have already confirmed its participation

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SKFRC JOINED PRESIDENT SANTONJA, IN PRAGUE.

Coinciding with its presence in Prague, attending the General Assembly of the World Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC); IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja took the opportunity to meet, as well, with the president of the Czech Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (Svaz Kulturistiky a Fitness Ceske Republiky SKFCR), Mr. Vjaceslav Vinogradov. President Santonja and Mr. Vinogradov talked about the next

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OLYMPISM AND BODYBUILDING: IRAN

During his visit to Iran, in order to meet with the Iranian Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports, Mr. Masoud Soltanifar; IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja had the opportunity to meet with several Olympic authorities, as the General Secretary of the National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of IRAN (NOCIR IRAN), Mr. Shahrokh Shahnazi; boosting the

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BENIDORM IS READY FOR 2017 WORLD BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS

With Men´s Physique included, first time, in the official program; IFBB will celebrate this week, November 2rd to 6th; the 71th edition of its World Bodybuilding Championships in the beauty village of Benidorm (Alicante, Spain), repeating as official sede as in 2015 and 2016. Athletes and officials from most of the IFBB-affiliated National Federations are ready to travel to Spain, in

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PRESIDENT SANTONJA, IN PRAGUE, ATTENDING ANOC GENERAL ASSEMBLY

In a new step towards the goal of Olympism, President Santonja is in Prague (Czech Republic), attending the 22nd General Assembly of the World Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC). The capital city of Czech Republic held, from October 30th to November 3rd, this important meeting point for all the National Olympic Committees (NOCs). The General Assembly

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REZA REZAEI (IRAN); WON BODYBUILDING IN HONG KONG

Three days before starting the 2017 World Bodybuilding Championships (Benidorm; Spain); it´s important to have a look on the recent Asian Amateur Championships celebrated in Hong Kong (23rd to 25th November), where Iran proved to be one of the most powerful countries in Bodybuilding. Fantastic Reza Rezaei became the winner of Heavyweight category (-100 kg) and the

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SINGAPORE BRIGHTS WITH ITS “SHOW OF STRENGTH”

Organized under support of Singapore Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness, the 2017 Show of Strength was held, this October, at the prestigious Marina Bay Sands, in the heart of Singapore. Athletes from Malaysia, Thailand , Philippines, China, South Korea, Japan andSingapore battled it out on stage, in a packed auditorium containing close to 1000 guests. All categories contained some

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POLISH ATHLETES HIGHLIGHTED IN CZECH REPUBLIC

Last Saturday, October 28th; the 39th IFBB Grand Prix PEPA Opava Cup was held at the Silesian Theater in Opava (Czech Republic). The oldest IFBB European Grand Prix received almost 250 athletes, in an edition that was broadcasted in live, trough video streaming, compatible with tablets and mobile devices. Another step forward for the event!

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