After publishing, in IFBB website, the last 2017 Elite Ranking updated with Asian Championships; hundreds of comments and post from athletes and supporters were registered in social networks, about this issue.
With only 2 qualifying events celebrated (European and Asian Championships) and with the announcement, from IFBB, that more international events will be included, this year, in the Ranking; the expectation has been boosted into the main stars: the athletes!
The “2017 Elite World Ranking” that will spread up to 150.000 €, in cash prizes at the end of the season for the Top 10 athletes from Men´s Physique, Classic Bodybuilding and Bikini Fitness; it´s an individual challenge but, after the first 2 events celebrated, we can see how several countries starts to stand out: China, Japan, Iran, Russia and Ukraine have more athletes, at the top, than any other of the 194 IFBB-affiliated national federations.
Next weekend (June, 9th to 11th) the 3rd. qualifying contest will be celebrated in Marbella (Spain) with the 2017 IFBB Olympia Amateur Spain, open to athletes worldwide, so the Elite Ranking will presents interesting changes, into the top… We are wishing to discover it!