The best continental year to fight for the continental titles and medals. But last year gold medals went to 6 countries, this year to 4 countries as Ukraine and Russia dominated the finals winning 3 gold medals each, with Spain and Sweden having the rest two “golds”. Only one 2014 continental Champion came
Continuing with the expansion of the Arnold Classic phenomenon, the Arnold Classic Australia, which took place in Melbourne, was held this weekend. The Overall Bodybuilding winner of this event was Atif Anwar Ahmed of Pakistan, pictured below being congratulated by Arnold Schwarzenegger and President Santonja.
Nearly 100 extreme bodybuilders were fighting for trophies in 7 bodyweight categories. Top trophies went to competitors representing 6 countries and only China won two categories. This “China syndrome” is interesting as this huge country renewed its IFBB affiliation last year and immediately started to win medals, what means that bodybuilding and other
Thursday was the opening day of this year’s long EBFF physique sports week in Santa Susanna. It has started in a very unusual manner. In the first category: Junior Men’s Classic Bodybuilding two medals went to one country: Poland as Jakub Szczerba was declared the winner and Patryk Jaskiewicz won the bronze medal.
EBFF and IFBB are going to have a very special week, as the five-day 2015 European Championship will be celebrated in Santa Susanna, Spain. Over 1.500 athletes declared to participate in this Championship. This will be the biggest European Championships and it will take new athletes, but also a couple of the world
We’re happy to announce that Pro Tan, the competition tanning brand for Athletes and IFBB have just signed a long-term sponzorization agreement. In the picture, you may see IFBB Prespident Dr. Santonja shaking hands with Mr. Stacy Kaufman, President of Pro Tan. Mr. Pawel Filleborn, Vice-President of the EBFF also wanted to join
As 2015 EBFF European BodyBuilding and Fitness Championships are being celebrated at Santa Susanna, Spain, EBFF European Congress was also celebrated and directed by IFBB President, Mr. Rafael Santonja. 46 country federations atended the Congress. Among the new entries, this year there is the consolidation of some Championships like World Beach Games. Some
Mr. Antonio Espinós, President of World Karate Federation (WKF) and Mr. Rafael Santonja, Presidente of International Federation of BodyBuilding and Fitness visited IFBB TV headquarters in Madrid. WKF General Manager, Mr. Francisco Alegrete, also joined the visit. The IFBB TV is a new project and it’s having a dinamic growth. It is going
The Spanish version of the amateur event boasting the most prestigious name in bodybuilding, the Olympia Amateur, is coming to Torremolinos (Malaga) from the 12th to 14th of June. Besides the traditional Men’s Bodybuilding, Olympia Amateur Spain will also include Men’s Classic Bodybuilding, Men’s Physique as well as Women’s Bodyfitness and Bikini-Fitness –