CHINA & CBBA: FANTASTIC EVOLUTION & BRILLIANT FUTURE

Since November 1985, when China officially became the 128th member of IFBB; the Chinese Bodybuilding Association (CBBA) has become in a key member for our sports. Led by President Zhang Haifeng and General Secretary, Gu Quiao -both of them in close relation with IFBB Headquarters and President Santonja-, CBBA is the legal organization recognized by the Chinese Olympic Committee to represent China in Asia (AFBF) and internationally (IFBB).

Established and headquartered in Beijing, since 1992; CBBA annually holds more than 20 national events where finding out excellent athletes to represent the country at the IFBB international events. Besides, CBBA annually holds 100 fitness coach training, providing adequate preparation for their members.

CBBA currently has a fantastic teamwork, with 6 special committees: the Referee Committee, the Coach Committee, the Training Committee, the Industrial Development Committee, the Training Base Committee and the Publicity & Promotion Committee.

This year 2018, the beautiful and historic city of Xi´an will host one of the most important events of the year: the 2018 IFBB Belt & Road Grand Prix, scheduled for next September 17th – 22nd. It will be a World Ranking & Elite Pro Card Qualifier event, with 80.000 $ cash prizes, open to 65 National Federations, supported by Chinese Government . This event, included in the “Belt & Road Initiative” (BRI), is a new step forward in the amazing development of Bodybuilding and Fitness, in China.

Picture: The 2018 IFBB Belt & Road Grand Prix, organized by the Chinese Bodybuilding Association (CBBA) and Chinese Government, will spread up to 80.000 $, in cash prizes.

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