IFBB Maghreb Arab Championships - Tunis

RESULTS: 2019 IFBB Maghreb Arab Championships – Tunis.

Athletes from Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Mauritania all registered to compete. The Maghreb is a wide area where Bodybuilding is a very popular sport.

As a result, the recently created Maghreb Arab Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (MAFBBF) chaired by Mr. Khalid Riahi, organized the first edition of the IFBB Maghreb Arab Championships in Tunis, between the 20th-22nd of December .

This Championships, organized in partnership by the Libyan Federation of Bodybuilding (LBBF) with the Tunisian Federation (TFBB), was the perfect opportunity for athletes of the area to test their excellent level on a competitive stage.

This was the last event from the 2019 IFBB calendar.

This competition will surely boost new bodybuilding and fitness activities in the Maghreb.

President Dr. Rafael Santonja made the trip to the capital city of Tunisia to attend the event and meet with the Executives of the Bodybuilding National Federations.

The session on Friday 20th was dedicated to a Technical Seminar led by the Chairman of the IFBB Judges Committee, Mr. Pawel Filleborn. This was open to judges, coaches, and athletes.

Registration and weigh-in for athletes was held on Saturday 21, December while on Sunday 22n December, the competition was held with the categories of Bodybuilding, Classic Bodybuilding, Classic Physique and Men’s Physique.

Overall winners in each division received the IFBB lite Pro Card.

Dr. Rafael Santonja, joined by the president of the Tunisian Federation of Bodybuilding, Mr. Guedoura Mohamed Marouene (right) and Mr. Pawel Filleborn (left); with other IFBB officials.