Scheduled for November 5th to 8th, the 74th IFBB World Men’s Bodybuilding Championships & World Fitness Championships and Annual Congress is going to be held in Alicante’s “city of skyscrapers” continuing their progression with firm steps, since the IFBB confirmed the venue this week.

Interviewed by the local media, President Santonja explained the reasons, based on security, that have led that the city of Benidorm host for the fifth time in this decade an event that, last year, had a significant media impact for the Emirate of Fujairah (UAE) and Bratislava (Slovakia), where the 2019 editions was held.

During the interview, President Santonja announced that the European Broadcasting Union (Eurovision) will use its global platform to cover these championships . A very positive news to make our sports even more popular worldwide, since televisions from all over the planet can watch the event.

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 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