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by Armando M. In another amazing step forward in its integration with the Olympic Family, President Santonja leaded an amazing milestone in the history in IFBB, reaching the participation of Bodybuilding in the next Pan American Games, as medalist sport, with the unanimous ratification by the Pan American Olympic Assembly.
President Santonja attended the ANOC General Assembly celebrated in Doha (Qatar), November 14th to 15th; where was updated the Olympic Agenda for the next years, with the presence of most of the NOC´s presidents, leaded by IOC President Thomas Bach and ANOC President Sheik Ahmad Al-FAhad Al-Sabah. IFBB President flu directly from Bialystok (Poland), immediately after World Fitness Championships; and meet with several Olympic Executives, before jumping to another flight destiny to Amman, where Olympia Amateur Jordan will starts Friday, November 18th.
After its recognition by PASO/ODEPA and OCA, Bodybuilding and IFBB are integrating and joining several Olympic Regional events, as an evidence about the growing up of our sport. ¡A great success and a great responsibility!
Picture: President Santonja, with ODEPA President, Mr. Julio Maglione and Olympic Executives; in front of all the American Flags, symbolizing a new era for Bodybuilding.