IFBB News

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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KEYVAN SHAHGHOLI (IRAN) WON MEN´S PHYSIQUE IN MUMBAI (INDIA)

With a perfect score of 5 points, the aesthetic and proportioned Iranian athlete Keyvan Shahgholi won the Men´s Physique overall title, at the recent Olympia Amateur India celebrated last weekend 14th-15th October, in Mumbai. Shahgholi won the Gold Medal in the Middle Class (-174 cm), as well with perfect scores from judges (5 points), defeating

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Mr. HITOSHI TAMARI -IFBB PATRON-, PASSED AWAY

It is with great sadness that we have to inform, to all the Bodybuilding supporters; on the passing away of our dear colleague and life friend, Mr. Hitoshi Tamari, former president of Japan Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (JBBF). Mr. Tamari was a pioneer and founder of our sport in Japan and in Asia, beside a

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SIDDHANT MORE; MOVIE STAR IN INDIA

Entrepreneur, movie actor and Classic Bodybuilding IFBB athlete; Siddhant More is a charismatic young star in India. Born in 1995, he grew up in an sports family environment; his father –Mr. Sanjay More-, was a bodybuilder and currently is the General Secretary in Indian (IBBFF) & Asian (AFBF) Federation. Beside his sport education, he reached

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MEXICAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE SUPPORTS IFBB IN NORTH AMERICA REGION.

This Wednesday, October 3rd, IFBB Headquarters has received a nice letter, addressed to Dr. Rafael Santonja from the President of the Mexican Olympic Committee -Lic. Carlos Padilla- that speaks by itself: Distinguished President, Though these lines I wish to express you my full support, backing you on the situation that your sport is

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MRS. NICOLE HOEVERTSZ AWARDED WITH THE “IFBB SPIRIT OF SPORT”

Mrs. Nicole Hoevertsz -Aruba IOC Member-, received the prestigious “IFBB Spirit of Sport Award”, recent August 5th, during the 1st. edition of the Ben Weider Legacy Cup (BWLCA) celebrated in Palm Beach, organized by the Aruba Bodybuilding & Powerlifting Association (ABPA).   IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja flu to Aruba to supervise this

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PRESIDENT SANTONJA, IN ARUBA

IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja arrived to Aruba, in order to attend the 1st. Ben Weider Legacy Cup (BWLCA) organized by the Aruba Bodybuilding & Powerlifting Association (ABPA) and its president Giovanni Arendsz. As recently mentioned, athletes from 20 countries (North, South and Central America; Caribbean and Netherland) are expected in this BWLCA,

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