Charting out plans for the New Year, retired Colonel Abdul Karim Mohamed Saeed, chairman of the IFBB International Academy for Bodybuilding and Fitness in Dubai and the Middle East, promises an increase in steps to promote bodybuilding in the UAE.
Sheikh Abdullah expressed his gratitude to the General Authority for Sports after Emirates Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation officials gained positions in the Asian Bodybuilding Federation and the Asian Fitness Federation.
Billed as one of the strongest powerlifting championships to be organized by the Asian Powerlifting Federation, around 612 athletes representing 34 countries will take part in the event.
Fujairah will host the UAE’s first-ever IFBB Mr and Mrs World Championships from Nov.17–20. The Mr and Mrs World Amateur and Professional Bodybuilding Championship will take place at the Zayed Sports Complex.
The UAE’s biggest three-day bodybuilding and fitness competition—the International Federation of Fitness and Bodybuilding (IFBB) Mr and Mrs. World Championships—begins in Fujairah on Thursday.
The championship organized by the Emirates Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation has attracted the participation of 148 athletes, including male, female Emiratis, and players from outside the country.
The second edition of the IFBB Mr and Ms World Championships ended on a successful note in Fujairah, with participation from top athletes across the world.
The Emirates Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation and the Athletics Committee of Saudi Arabia have officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
The tournament hosted 180 players from 48 universities across Asia, representing 11 countries, including 14 from the UAE, 17 from Iraq, 5 from Syria, 4 from India, 2 from Saudi Arabia, and one each from Kuwait, Qatar, Iran, Jordan, Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan.