IFBB News

EBFF EX CO MEETING, IN MADRID (SPAIN)

Under leadership of its President, Dr. Rafael Santonja, and Honorary President, Mr. Albert Busek; the European Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation is celebrating the 2018 Executive Committee Meeting, during this weekend 19th to 20th January, in Madrid. During this three sessions, the EBFF executive officials are designing the guidelines of Bodybuilding and Fitness, for the

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MENOS DE UN MES PARA EL INICIO DE LA TEMPORADA, EN BOGOTÁ.

Se acerca la fecha del Mr. & Ms. America IFBB Cup que dará el pistoletazo de salida a la temporada 2018, el próximo 16 de febrero en Bogotá (Colombia) y del que se van conociendo más detalles. La competición se desarrollará en el Palacio de los Deportes de Bogotá, situado en Parque Metropolitano

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WEST AUSTRALIA O´MARA CLASSIC: CHALLENGING CONTEST IN PERTH

As previously announced, IFBB Australia is an important part of this 2018 season, with some interesting events, in March. Besides the IFBB Australasia (Sydney; 16th-18th March) where the Aussies will compete against athletes from New Zealand, Tahiti, Tonga, New Caledonia and Samoa; the city of Perth will host, coming next 4th March, the

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INTERNATIONAL BODYFITNESS ATHLETE KINGA KESIK, PASSED AWAY.

It is with deep sadness and sorrow that we announce the passing of Polish Bodyfitness international athlete Kinga Kesik-Sweda, on Monday 15th, after a long battle against the disease. Reaching the Finals, at the 2013 European Championships (Spain) and  2014 World Championships (Canadá) in the Bodyfitness Tall Class (over 168 cm); Kinga Kesik

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IMPORTANT CONTEST IN USA, QUALIFIER FOR ARNOLD CLASSIC BRAZIL

The new USA National Federation, “IFBB Physique America”; chaired by Mr. Wayne DeMilia, keeps working actively in its sports calendar. After the announcement of the 1st. Florida Classic, scheduled for next 31st. March, in Delray Beach; a new event has been confirmed: the 1st. Mavs Charity Classic, scheduled in Dallas (Texas), for the

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2018 WORLD RANKING INCREASES PRIZES & DISCIPLINES.

After its great success in 2017, the 2nd edition of the IFBB World Ranking will come with important and positive news for the international athletes. The main one is that Women’s Physique, Men’s Fitness and Women’s Fitness are included in the program, joining Bodybuilding, Classic Bodybuilding, Men´s Physique, Bikini, and Bodyfitness. More opportunities

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POLISH FEDERATION, AWARDED BY THE POLISH REPUBLIC PRESIDENT

Recent Wednesday, January 10th; President of Poland, Mr. Andrzej Duda, met at the National Stadium, in Warsaw, with representatives of all national sports federations to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the restoration of Poland’s independence, after the 1st. World War. The President presented a special commemorative “President’s Cup” to each National Sport Federation.

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MR. VYACHESLAV VINOGRAVOV VISITED IFBB HEADQUARTERS

The president of the Czech Republic Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (SKFCR), Mr. Vyacheslav Vinogradov; visited, on Tuesday 9th, the IFBB Headquarters in Las Rozas (Spain), in order to meet with President Santonja and evaluate the highlights of the 2017 season in the country, as well as the next international events for the czech

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THE JUNIOR AND MASTER WORLDWIDE SEPARATE, TO CONTINUE GROWING

After the tremendous success of the 2017 edition at the Junior & Master World Championships held in Bistrita (Romania), with nearly 600 athletes; the IFBB has decided to separate both events, in order to not slowing down its growth, making easier for the organizing country to enable hotels and facilities for such big

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GREAT NEWS ARE COMING FROM MALTA!

Bodybuilding in one of the most popular sports in Malta and, because its great international achievements, the Maltese Olympic Committee awarded Maltese Federation (MFBF), at the recent Olympic Gala held, in December; in La Valetta. The MFBF president -Mr. Ralph de Celis-, received the Award for the excellent National Team results at the

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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