IFBB News

GREAT SUCCESS AT MEN’S PHYSIQUE OLYMPIA AMATEUR KUWAIT 2015

Men’s Physique athletes from 17 Asian & Middle East countries took part in the spectacular Olympia Amateur Kuwait, organized by Oxygen Company and Kuwait Bodybuilding Federation.   The four height categories needed respectives elimination rounds, challenging the international judges to find the Top 10 who qualified for finals. This finals were a great show

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2015 European Championships Women’s Bodyfitness

Saturday’s morning block of EBFF European Championships was devoted to fitness as all fitness categories (juniors, women’s and women’s) perfumed their semifinals, including the routine rounds and physique assessment rounds. Than the junior women bikini fitness athletes took the stage to produce continental champions in two body height categories and the overall. Antonina

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2015 EUROPEAN CHAMPSIONS MEN’S BODYBUILDING

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

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ARNOLD CLASSIC AUSTRALIA OVERALL BODYBUILDING WINNER

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.

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2015 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS IN SANTA SUSANNA HAS STARTED

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.

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2015 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP AT SANTA SUSANNA, SPAIN

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

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PRO TAN AND IFBB LONG-TERM SPONZORIZATION AGREEMENT

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

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2015 EBFF EUROPEAN CONGRESS

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

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WORLD KARATE FEDERATION (WKF) VISITS IFBB TV HEADQUARTERS

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

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OLYMPIA AMATEUR SPAIN TICKETS NOW ON SALE!

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 –

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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