Sports news | Delhi is gearing up for international health, sports and fitness festival with Asia’s biggest bodybuilding events

Winners of Sheru Classic Pro Qualifiers (Image: IHFF)

New Delhi (India), June 4 (ANI): The much-awaited International Health, Sports and Fitness Festival (IHFF), Asia’s largest health and fitness extravaganza, returns to Pragati Maidan, the national capital, from June 7 to 9.

The IHFF boasts a strong partnership that highlights the mega event the coveted Steadfast Nutrition Pro Show – Asia’s largest bodybuilding championship and the Sheru Classic Pro Qualifiers – India’s largest bodybuilding tournament for amateur athletes.

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The championships and expo are expected to attract a large audience of around 1.5 million spectators and witness the participation of more than 500 athletes. More than 250 exhibitors participate in the IHFF.

When asked about the significance of these championships, Steadfast Nutrition founder Aman Puri said, “The Steadfast Nutrition Pro Show is a landmark event for Indian bodybuilding and India’s only avenue to the world’s most prestigious bodybuilding championship – Mr. Olympia, USA, and offers a life-changing opportunity for Indian bodybuilding athletes. Past champions such as Arnold Schwarzenegger and Phil Health have cemented their legendary status on this stage. Steadfast is the first brand in the country to bring a professional show on home soil since 2022. A win here unlocks sponsorship, lucrative prize money and international recognition for these dedicated athletes. We aim to bring bodybuilding – a fast-growing sport – to the forefront alongside cricket and football, in line with our vision of making India a global sporting power. by doing this by 2050.”

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“The Sheru Classic is India’s largest bodybuilding event for amateur athletes and brings together fitness enthusiasts and amateurs, giving them global exposure. The events also promote physical health and contribute to a fitter and more active country,” Aman Puri added.

In addition, international bodybuilding sensation and reigning Olympian Ryan Terry will be competing. More than 200 international athletes are expected to participate, making it a global fitness spectacle.

The event promises to be a focal point for fitness expertise, networking and knowledge sharing, making it an essential event for those involved in the fitness and nutraceutical industry.

During the Steadfast Nutrition Pro Show, four winners will be chosen in their respective categories: Men’s Physique, Men’s Classic Physique, Women’s Bikini and 212 Bodybuilding.

The IHFF is not just for seasoned professionals. Organized under the auspices of the International Fitness and Bodybuilding Federation (IFBB) – the governing body for bodybuilding championships around the world – the Sheru Classic is important because it gives amateurs a life-changing opportunity to earn pro cards that will propel them to the top. professional circuit with its exciting opportunities for sponsorship, prize money and a flourishing career. During the Sheru Classic, 10 IFBB pro cards will be distributed.

Besides the Pro Show and the Sheru Classic, this year’s IHFF will also witness several other competitions including the Pro Panja arm wrestling, power lifting and strongman championships. (ANI)

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