IFBB News

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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SLOVAKIA WON THE 2017 EUROPEAN FITNESS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Joined on the podium by Hungary (Silver) and Ukraine (Bronze); the young Slovak team, composed by athletes between 7 to 15 years old, won again the Best Team Award at the recent 2017 European Children Fitness Championships celebrated, last weekend 13th to 15th October, in Budapest (Hungary). Slovak Federation, chaired by Mr. Boris Mlsna, presented again a fantastic team who was able to take the

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MOHAMMED MAGDY (EGYPT) WON CLASSIC BODYBUILDING IN MUMBAI (INDIA)

By majority decision (20 points), the ripped and proportioned Egyptian Mohammed Magdy Mohammad started his authority in Classic Bodybuilding, at the recent Olympia Amateur India held in Mumbai, 13rd to 16th October. Magdy took the Gold medal, in the Tall Class (+180 cm), defeating Iranians Amirhosein Masoumi (Silver medal) and Rasoul Vaziri (Bronze medal). Qualified for the Super Final, Madgy meet

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MUMBAY (INDIA): FULL RESULTS

Organized by India Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (IBBFF), the complete results from the recent Olympia Amateur India celebrated in Mumbai, 13th to 16th October, with near 350 athletes, can be checked in the next link: FULL RESULTS

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MR. MARCO CABEZAS, NEW IFBB-VICEPRESIDENT FOR NORTH AMERICA

After suspension of former IFBB Vice-president for North America -Mr. Jim Manion-; the IFBB Executive committers has appointed as acting new Vice-presesident for the area to Mr. Marco Cabezas (Mexico). Mr. Cabezas is a young official with excellent experience in our sport and, as well, in Olympism, due to his previous involvements in Government

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