With the addition of Bodybuilding and Bodyfitness disciplines, joining originals Bikini Fitness, Men´s Physique and Classic Bodybuilding; the 2017 Elite World Ranking has increasing its cash prizes up to 200.000 euros in overall amount.
As previously announced, to become in an IFBB Elite athlete, the competitors from such disciplines must be placed amongst the:
• Top 10 at the 2017 World Championships
• Top 6 at the 2017 Continental Championships
• Top 5 at the 2017 Elite Qualifiers events.
At the end of the regular season, Top 10 athletes into the Ranking in every discipline will be awarded with the cash prizes, beside other complements .
The list of pending Elite qualifying events remains, as follows:
- Ben Weider Legacy Cup Aruba
- South American Championships
- Arnold Classic Europe
- Classic Kuwait
- Central American & Caribbean Championships
- Nordic Fitness Expo
- Diamond Cup Liverpool
- Ben Weider Legacy Cup (Toronto)
- Olympia Amateur Hong Kong
- World Men´s Championships
- World Fitness Championships
- Oceanian Championships
You can find more details at: http://www.ifbb.com/2017/01/ifbb-elite-world-ranking/