Belize City (Belize) hosted the 8th IFBB Central American Bikini & Men´s Physique Championships, recent 19th May, organized by the National Federation (BBBFF) with the support of Central American Confederation (CCAFF) chaired by IFBB Vice-president, Mr. Eduardo Abdalah.
With the participation of disciplines as Wellness, Bodyfitness and Women’s Physique, the competition was open to all the IFBB-recognized Central American National Federations and gave 2 gold medals to the host country. The event represented another important step forward in the promotion of Fitness at the zone: an area where all the federations have the Olympic recognition and started, in the early ’90s, the career for Bodybuilding and IFBB in its target to be a part of the Olympic Sports.
About the results, besides the victory of Guatemala (gold) over Nicaragua (silver) and Costa Rica (bronze) in the Best Team Awards, the main winners were, as follows:
- Men´s Physique: Herson P. Miranda (Belize)
- Bikini (Junior): Nikita L. Sutherland (Belize)
- Bikini (Master): Chia N. Chi (Costa Rica)
- Bikini (-160cm): Grace M. Callejas (Nicaragua)
- Bikini (-163cm): Clara E. Pineda (Guatemala)
- Bikini (+163cm): Farah G. Eslaquit (Nicaragua)
- Bodyfitness (Junior): Johana G. Leal (Guatemala)
- Bodyfitness (Master): Silvia V. Soberanis (Guatemala)
- Bodyfitness (-153cm): Alba V. Herrarte (Guatemala)
- Bodyfitness (-158cm): Liz A. Alfaro (Costa Rica)
- Bodyfitness (-163cm): María A. Rivera (Guatemala)
- Bodyfitness (+163cm): Silvia V. Soberanis (Guatemala)
- Women’s Physique: Maria de Lourder Pacas (El Salvador)
- Wellness: Daniela E. Castillo (El Salvador)
Picture: IFBB Vice-president for Central America & Caribbean, Mr. Eduardo Abdalah; joined by athletes and officials, at the recent 8th IFBB Central American Bikini & Men´s Physique Championships held in Belize.