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WORLD RANKING

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14/12/2017

WORLD BODY BUILDING FEDERATION (WBBF)
WORLD FITNESS FEDERATION (WFF)
WORLD AMATEUR RANKING LIST
(Since 1898, All Traditional Federations;
only first 50 places from over 8000 Athletes;
Counting only Official Recognized Contests;
results presented after 2017 "Universe" and Europe Championship)
MEN
Competitor's Name, Country, Points, Place.
SCHWARCENEGGER ARNOLD USA-AUSTRIA 209 1
CITRONE JOHN ENGLAND 205 2
OLIVA SERGIO CUBA-USA 192 3
ORRAO ERIC FRANCE 187 4
ZANE FRANK USA 186 5
THIERRY DINO GUADELUPPE 169 6
BECKLES ALBERT UK 168 7
BAGHERZADEH REZA IRAN 168 7
YATES BROWN MARTIN UK 168 7
NORMUND JURANS LATVIA 167 8
COE BOYER USA 163 9
DICKERSON CHRIS USA 162 10
COLEMAN RONALD USA 162 10
HANNEY LEE USA 160 11
VERGIANI ANTONIO ITALY 159 12
SEVCOV ALEKSANDR ESTONIA 158 13
ROBINSON ROBBY USA 157 14
VERNATI ASCANIO ITALY 148 15
CAPASSO EUGENIO ITALY 139 16
COOPER BERNIE UK 138 17
KAWAK EDUARDO FRANCE 137 18
DAWSON BOB UK 136 19
KRIVCIKOV DMITRIJ RUSSIA 128 20
CORNEY ED USA 128 20
FRIEDLAND DION SOUTH AFRICA 128 20
MALEK MICHAIL RUSSIA 127 21
GRAVINA NIKOLA ITALY 123 22
CELIK PETAR SERBIA 122 23
HEISEL PATRICK GERMANY 122 23
KANAS MAROSZ SLOVAKIA 121 24
RUMIANCEV ANDREJ ESTONIA 118 25
FARA GIANSTEFANO ITALY 117 26
RICHARDS FRANK ENGLAND 112 27
LAWRENCE IAN UK 111 28
LIUBOMIROV ALEKSANDR LATVIA 109 29
OGORODNIKOV SERGEJ RUSSIA 105 30
LOPEZ ANIBAL USA 104 31
DZIKEVICIUS DAINIUS LITHUANIA 102 32
FRANCHINI ALEXANDER FRANCE 102 32
BUCHER IVAN SLOVENIA 101 33
PIOGGIA DAVIDE ITALY 100 34
BARBER JOHN UK 100 34
RAY SHAWN USA 98 35
BESPALENKO VASILIJ UKRAINE 98 35
LA GRASSA DARIO ITALY 96 36
FERIGNO LOU ITALY-USA 94 37
TAYLOR VINCE ANTHONY GERMANY-USA 93 38
CUTLER JAY USA 93 38
SERRA XISCO SPAIN 93 38
SARKO VIKTOR LATVIA 92 39
IANNI PAOLO ITALY 92 39
YATES DORIAN UK 92 39
LAVISCOUNT EUGENE ENGLAND 90 40
JAMES DENIS GERMANY 90 40
LEVRONE KEVIN USA 89 41
BRZEZINSKI ANDRZEJ TOMASZ POLAND 89 41
MISEIKIS ARVYDAS LITHUANIA 88 42
BRAGHETTI EMILIO ITALY 88 42
ROSS CLARENCE USA 87 43
PARK REG ENGLAND 87 43
JACKSON DEXTER USA 87 43
FEDELI ROBERTO ITALY 87 43
MAKKAWY MOHAMED EGYPT 86 44
GUCAN JURIJ LATVIA 86 44
DRAPER DAVE USA 86 44
MOSALIOV GEORGIJ RUSSIA 85 45
MALAKAUSKAS VIDMANTAS LITHUANIA 85 45
WILKOSZ JUSUP GERMANY 85 45
LOTITO VINCENZO ITALY 84 46
CASTELNUOVO FABIO ITALY 84 46
NUBRET SERGE FRANCE 84 46
PADILLA DAN USA 83 47
ENULU AHMET TURKEY 83 47
MC LEAN ROY UK 83 47
GORELIK JEVGENIJ LITHUANIA 82 48
RAK ANDRZEJ POLAND 81 49
YASHANKIN DMITRIJ RUSSIA 80 50
MAJOR ZSOLT HUNGARY 80 50
LO TITO VINCENZO ITALY 80 50
CICOLELLA GIANLUCA ITALY 80 50
JUCYS VIKTORAS LITHUANIA 80 50

INFORMATION.
More detailed information on the International Site www.wff.lt, see forum topics. Also information available on the Facebook pages: WFF-WBBF International, WFF-WBBF North America, WFF-WBBF South America, WFF-WBBF Asia, WFF-WBBF Europe, WFF-WBBF Africa, WFF-WBBF Asia Continental Federation, WFF-WBBF Pro Division, International Sport University (ISU, www.isuniversity.lt ).

WORLD AMATEUR RANKING

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13/12/2017

WORLD BODY BUILDING FEDERATION (WBBF)
WORLD FITNESS FEDERATION (WFF)
WORLD AMATEUR RANKING LIST
(Since 1898, All Traditional Federations;
only first 50 places from over 8000 Athletes;
Counting only Official Recognized Contests;
results presented after 2017 "Universe" and Europe Championship)

WOMEN
Competitor's Name, Country, Points, Place.
KYLE IRIS USA 178 1
YAKSENI ORIGUEN GARCIA VENEZUELA 153 2
MILERIUTE JOLANTA LITHUANIA 152 3
GROF BRIGITTA HUNGARY 150 4
CREAVALLE LAURA AUSTRALIA 149 5
DUNLAP CARLA USA 149 5
ANTONELLA LIZZA ITALY 149 5
PUGACHEVA SVETLANA RUSSIA 148 6
TOLEDO YAMILA VANESSA ARGENTINA 138 7
KOZLOVSKAJA VALENTINA BELARUS 135 8
DEKSNE MARIA LATVIA 134 9
MARTINKOVA EVA SLOVAKIA 134 9
ZIGALOVA MARIETTA SLOVAKIA 116 10
PERROTT LINETTE UK 103 11
MC CALL LESLEY UK 101 12
GREFFEL LEONOR HILARIO DENMARK-MOZAMBUQUE 99 13
EVERSON CORINA USA 97 14
LASZEWSKI DEBBIE USA 97 14
DENNIS DIANA USA 96 15
SELIN MARJO FINLAND 95 16
KUKRES SOROKINA ALEKSANDRA LITHUANIA 93 17
MALACHOVSKA SILVIA SLOVAKIA 91 18
RIABOVA IRINA RUSSIA 89 19
POPA ALINA USA-GREECE 88 20
NARBUTAITYTE KRISTINA LITHUANIA 87 21
BORISOVA SVETLANA LATVIA 86 22
LEBEDINSKAJA VIKTORIA UKRAINE 86 22
SHUKAITYTE AGNE LITHUANIA 84 23
WEEKE SABINE GERMANY 84 23
BURINSKAJA MARINA LATVIA 81 24
PEREZ SUSANNA SPAIN 80 25
SZOKOL BARBALA HUNGARY 80 25
URBANIAK AGNIESZKA POLAND 80 25
BINETTI LAURA CANADA 79 26
CHEPIGA VALENTINA UKRAINE 79 26
LANGER ANJA GERMANY 79 26
OLEFIRENKO ALINA UKRAINE 79 26
ZIGALOVA MIRIAMA SLOVAKIA 79 26
CZIZEWSKY KIMBERLY ANN USA 77 27
MUHLHAUS CLAUDIA GERMANY 77 27
BERGMANN JULIETTE HOLLAND 76 28
MOMIROVIC LANA SERBIA 75 29
AUKLAND LISA USA 74 30
GROOM MARIA LETIZIA ITALY 74 30
VLASOVA MARINA RUSSIA 73 31
GALASSO CARMEN ITALY 73 31
RIPERT MARIE PIERRE FRANCE 72 32
ROSA GIOVANNA ITALY 72 32
STAVICKAJA IRINA RUSSIA 72 32
SZYDLOWSKA NIKOLA POLAND 72 32
MURNIKOVIENE NATALIJA LITHUANIA 71 33
VALETT FEDORUK IRINA FRANCE-BELARUS 71 33
BEKUS ANITA POLAND 70 34
DESCHEEMAEKER MAUD BELGIUM 70 34
ELOMAA KIKE FINLAND 70 34
KRCOVA NIKOLA SLOVAKIA 70 34
MISEVICIENE VALIUKEVICIUTE SIMONA LITHUANIA 70 34
BRIGITTE CREPIEUX FRANCE 69 35
CHIARENZA CINZIA ITALY 69 35
FRANCIS BEV USA 69 35
MALEKPUR SUZAN SHIRAZI GERMANY 69 35
MC LISH RACHEL USA 69 35
PALMA SUZANA SPAIN 69 35
PAOLI ROMINA ITALY 69 35
ASIJAVICIENE NARUSE VILMA LITHUANIA 68 36
CURRY SUSIE USA 68 36
ESMEJAUD SYLVIE FRANCE 68 36
MESS ERIKA HOLLAND 68 36
PIGONNEAU JACKIE FRANCE 68 36
RAGAIN JANICE USA 68 36
HUGHES YOLANDA USA 67 37
KUCH MELANIE GERMANY 67 37
SENCIUGOVA LIUDMILA RUSSIA 67 37
BEUVING JOLANDA HOLLAND 66 38
MULDROW SARYN DENMARK 66 38
PORZYK KAMILA POLAND 66 38
BENDEL VERA GERMANY 65 39
COSTI MONA CYPRUS 65 39
GLAGOLEVA VIKTORIA RUSSIA 65 39
VOGEL ILKA GERMANY 65 39
AQUINO DALVANIZA BRAZIL 64 40
BLANCHETTE ANDRULA USA 64 40
DEGUTIENE LILIJA LITHUANIA 64 40
KALADINSKAJA RENATA BELARUS 64 40
KORPAN KLAUDIA POLAND 64 40
KOVALKO TATJANA RUSSIA-BELARUS 64 40
ROBERTS MARY USA 64 40
OLIVEIRA DONA USA 63 41
PANOVA JELENA RUSSIA 63 41
PARKOT WIKTORIA POLAND 63 41
STASIUKYNIENE ELENA LITHUANIA 63 41
FRABIELLE MELISA USA 62 42
PRONINA NATALIA RUSSIA 62 42
SUDAREVA JELENA RUSSIA 62 42
TASIUKEVICIUTE AUSRA LITHUANIA 62 42
BYSTROVA NATALIJA RUSSIA 62 42
PARISO BETTY USA 61 43
TICHONOVA OLGA RUSSIA 61 43
VOLPATO VERONICA ITALY 61 43
DAUBARAITE SENDRIENE EDITA LITHUANIA 60 44
YOUGLAR FERNANDA ARGENTINA 60 44
KOLESNIKOVA LIUDMILA RUSSIA 60 44
BAXTER KAY USA 60 44
GIOIOSA MONIA ITALY 60 44
BRANT MONICA USA 59 45
GRISHINA OKSANA RUSSIA 59 45
LAPSOVA OKSANA RUSSIA 59 45
MATOUSKOVA EVA SLOVAKIA 59 45
PLACKINGER TINA USA 59 45
DOVC NATALIE SLOVENIA 59 45
CONKWRIGHT LYNN USA 59 45
SANTOS PEREZ ALICIA SPAIN 59 45
BALOGOVA LENKA SLOVAKIA 58 46
BOCIAN NATALIA POLAND 58 46
BORUTOVA CERVENA LENKA CZECH 58 46
ELKSNINIA RITA LATVIA 58 46
TARIM CEMILE ITALY 58 46
VINCI LAURA Italy 58 46
KONSTANTINIDU ANNA MARIA GREECE 57 47
PONOMARIOVA ARINA LITHUANIA 57 47
HERZOG ELIZABETH HUNGARY 57 47
PETRENKO SKAIDRYTE LATVIA 56 48
SAMAK OLGA BELARUS 56 48
PALECIAN JUDIT HUNGARY 56 48
KUKINA JULIJA LATVIA 55 49
ORIQUEN GARCIA YAKSENI USA 55 49
REINGARDAITĖ KAROLINA LITHUANIA 55 49
ZAMIATINA NATALIJA LATVIA 55 49
PONS CHANTAL FRANCE 54 50
ANGELINI GRAZIA ITALY 54 50

 

INFORMATION.

More detailed information on the International Site www.wff.lt, see forum topics. Also information available on the Facebook pages: WFF-WBBF International, WFF-WBBF North America, WFF-WBBF South America, WFF-WBBF Asia, WFF-WBBF Europe, WFF-WBBF Africa, WFF-WBBF Asia Continental Federation, WFF-WBBF Pro Division, International Sport University (ISU, www.isuniversity.lt ).

WORLD BODYBUILDING HISTORY.

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12/12/2017

UNKNOWN STORIES. HOW IT WAS IN REAL.

Let us speak about some of the very important historical moments of the World bodybuilding and let You judge about us by our works done, not words spoken.We will present „World Bodybuilding History“ articles in the folowing way:

-          Part 1. Ben Weider

-          Part 2. Prohibited Sport

-          Part 3. Communist Party Proclames the Champion

-          Part 4. Bodybuilding Lithrature

-          Part 5. First Through Iron Wall

-          Part 6. Your Own Oppinion

-          Part 7. Bodybuilding Future Decided in the Balcony

-          Part 8. Vatican Notices Our Efforts

Later will folow historical articles of the most important bodybuilding countries.

Part 5.

FIRST THROUGH THE IRON WALL

At the Soviet times the Universities of different countries used to change students in between. While studying the Law and Philology at the Vilnius State University contemporary International President WFF-WBBF DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS  was included into such studnet‘s groups and  two times visited Czechoslovakia (1974 and 1976). Serious sport contacts with Czechoslovakia bodybuilding leaders started at once. DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS had constant meetings and correspondence with the President IFBB (International Federation of Body Builders) Czechoslovakia VOJTECH FIALA. VOJTECH FIALA was a talanted smart and active Bodybuilding Official.  It was most result of VOJTECH FIALA personal work and his presonal International contacts that in 1974 Czechoslovakia broke the „Iron Wall“ of communists and started participating at the World and Continental Championships in the Western World. It was PETR STACH who won the European Championship first time in bodybuilding history representing all Socialist Countries in 1975. PETR STACH performed a complicated multy - pose posing routine accompanied by the music. He gave the  Western Bodybuilders the posing lessons and after his successfull participation new posing ideas started in the bodybuilding World. Before this at the Official Contests the Bodybuilders used to pose on a small podium. It was like this: a bodybuilder went on 1 x 1 meter podium, hit 1 - 2 poses, then thought for some time and hit 1 - 2 more poses again and that was all. What is interesting that during this „hard“ posing program bodybuilders somehow managed to forget and skip 1 or 2 poses... That was a popular topic of discussion after the routine.
Regular participation of Czechoslovakia Bodybuilders in the West quickly rised them on the Top in the Socialist Bodybuilding. Sportsmen of multiple Socialist Countries had no such chances and really envied the Czechoslovaks. On the hard political situation like this being the biggest regular International Event in the Socialist World the „Amber Prix International“ was of unbelievably great importance at that times.
Visiting Czechoslovakia DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS met a number of personal friends among the Sport Leaders and Bodybuilders: PETR STACH, PETR TLAPAK, ROBERT DANTLINGER, ALOIS PEK and many others. Good relations of DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS were set with JOZEF MAZAK (later with MILAN PERDOCH). Both of them were directors of the in Bratislava (Czechoslovakia) published Magazine „Trener“. In those years „Trener“ Magazine used to publish bodybuilding materials constantly and it was the only sourse of regular information about our sport in the Socialist World. DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS wrote a number of articles for „Trener“ Magazine too. Among them about the „Amber Prix International“  („Gintarinis prizas“, „Янтарный приз», 1968-2017).
DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS was in constant contact with Bodybuilding Leaders of Hungary, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, China. Two times after the invitation of the Czechoslovakia Bodybuilding Official Professor FRANTISEK BULVA DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS was present as a VIP quest at the meetings of the National Czechoslovakia Bodybuilding Federation Executive Council (1976, Brno). DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS  was in intensive correspondence with the Czechoslovakia Bodybuilding Officials and Athletes (lots of documents are in the historic archives of the WFF-WBBF International).
Under the personal initiative of DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS the  unique International Contest between the National Teams of Lithuania and Czechoslovakia were thoroughly planned and worked out. After a long work finally DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS received from Sport Ministerium invitations for the Lithuania Bodybuilding Team to participate in Czechoslovakia. It was the unbelievable result in Socialist times. The successfull visa work started and ... it ended with the same result as it ends very often. Due to the inner misunderstandings, envy, jealousy, blackmailing letters of the Bodybuilding Officials to the Governmental Security Institutions of the USSR (KGB), the Contest in Czechoslovakia was canceled. These „famous“ historic documents, invitations still remain not used in the WFF-WBBF International archives. Angry with the USSR Bodybuilding Officials who did this, DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS gave his personal Intenational Contacts to his good Estonian friend and Bodybuilding Leader INNAR MARDO. Later INNAR MARDO used these contacts. INNAR MARDO due to his good personal contacts in Estonia Government, a number of times participated at International Contests in Hungary, Poland and Czechoslovakia with the National Teams Estonia (1979 - 1981). It was INNAR MARDO who using the contacts given him by DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS brought the Over All „Amber Prix International“ Winner OLEV ANNUS and the „Amber Prix International“ Champion INDREK OTSUS (Estonia) abroad to win all the competitions they participated. Both of them won against the already famous Czechoslovakia bodybuilding stars. And again nothing new: when all goes well with INNAR MARDO, the envy, jealousy and dirty blackmailing starts in Estonia too. That made INNAR MARDO to leave his Bodybuilding activities for a number of years, OLEV ANNUS emigrated to Finland and became a famous Bodybuilder of IFBB and NABBA (National Amateur Body Building Association). For participating at NABBA Events OLEV ANNUS twice was sanctioned and disqualified by the IFBB for „life“, but he always managed to come back and to participate again and again.

(to be continued)

 

INFORMATION.

More information on the International Site www.wff.lt, see forum topics. Also information available on the Facebook pages: WFF-WBBF International, WFF-WBBF North America, WFF-WBBF South America, WFF-WBBF Asia, WFF-WBBF Europe, WFF-WBBF Africa, WFF-WBBF Asia Continental Federation, International Sport University (ISU, www.isuniversity.lt ).

New articles

WORLD BODYBUILDING HISTORY

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2017. DEMOCRACY IN SPORT. GET TO KNOW WORLD BODYBUILDING HISTORY.
MOST INTERNATIONAL SPORT FEDERATIONS ARE NOT FEDERATIONS.
Today the WFF-WBBF (World Fitness Federation, World Body Building Federation)   International unites National Federations from 129 Countries that represent all Continents. Some time ago National Federation WFF-WBBF Republic Equatorial Guinea  became the 129 -th Country-Momber of the WFF-WBBF International.
Every year the WFF-WBBF International holds over 60 International Events World Wide.
 
MOST INTERNATIONAL FEDERATIONS ARE NOT FEDERATIONS. THEY PLAY GAMES AND FOOL PEOPLE. SPORT MINISTRY ADDRESSED WFF-WBBF PRESIDENT.
some time ago  the WFF-WBBF International Headquarters were addressed through it‘s representative by Sport Ministry of one Asia Country. Working with the National WFF-WBBF Federation of this Country the Sport Ministry wants to organize the WFF-WBBF World Amateur Championship. Such contacts are possible only with the WFF-WBBF International. Relations with the National Olympic Committees and Sport Ministries are evident only of in 2009 split in between IFBB-1(International Federation of Body Builders, Owner and President RAPHAEL SANTONJA  from Spain) and IFBB-2 (Leader PAUL CHUA from Singapore) and working from 1968 WFF-WBBF International. By the way, in 2017 IFBB-1 split agai between NPC (National Phisyque Committee) of American JIM MANION (owner of the NPC) and the mentioned above RAFAEL SANTONJA. So today we have three International IFBB federations, that fight in between. All other so called “International Federations” and “International Associations” can not work with Sport Ministries as they are not International Sport Federations by Law. Have you ever seen a single other so called “International Sport Federation” working with Olympic Committees and Sport Ministries but these three spoken above? No! Maybe somebody will register a new one real International Federation, but it is a long long way until it will get any recognition.

Now we will speak about various International Federations and we will start from ourselves – the WFF-WBBF International.
 
WFF-WBBF INTERNATIONAL.
We have spoken to the International Sport Society many times about the history of the WFF-WBBF International in the International Internet Page www.wff.lt, our multiple Facebook Pages and in the International Magazine “Sport of Fitness and Bodybuilding”, that is issued in various languages since 1989. In all the World International historical materials about our sport collect and publish only the WFF-WBBF. Nobody else has so huge historic documents as the WFF-WBBF has. Other commercial federations care only about themselves and the Global development of our sport does not interest them. The WFF-WBBF International is the only one unique exception.
Crowning it‘s 50 years of  International Bodybuilding activities, the WFF-WBBF  works on the unique Global Bodybuilding Project -  the  „World Bodybuilding  Encyclopedia“ («Энциклопедия мирового культуризма»).
Our  „World Bodybuilding  Encyclopedia“  is based on the fivety years collected Archives of the WFF-WBBF International, the Archivic Documents were presented to us by the Owner and the President of WABBA (World Amateur Body Building Association) SERGE NUBRET (France),  the Heads of the UK Public Club NABBA (National Amateur Body Building Association) OSCAR HEIDENSTAM (England) and IVAN DUNBAR (Ireland), the Owners and Heads of the IFBB Commercial Company  BEN WEIDER (Canada), PAUL CHUA (Singapore), ALEX BAUER (Austria), JOSE PARDO HIDALGO (Spain).
Starting with EUGENE SANDOW (1898) our  „World Bodybuilding  Encyclopedia“  covers the period of over 100 years time. It presents over 8000 known International Bodybuilding  Sport personalities who were very important for the World Bodybuilding Sport during the last Century. Important - all these 8000 Bodybuilding Persons are representing all historically known traditional International Bodybuilding Federations.

 Now the WFF-WBBF International presents a new Global Sport Educational Institution – the INTERNATIONAL SPORT UNIVERSITY (Международный Университет Спорта, www.isuniversity.lt ). The ISU is registered in the EU and in 2017 became an Associated Member of the UNESCO at the UN (United Nations).

(Article will be continued).

 

INFORMATION.

More information on the International Site www.wff.lt, see forum topics. Also information available on the Facebook pages: WFF-WBBF International, WFF-WBBF North America, WFF-WBBF South America, WFF-WBBF Asia, WFF-WBBF Europe, WFF-WBBF Africa, WFF-WBBF Asia Continental Federation, WFF-WBBF Pro Division, International Sport University (ISU, www.isuniversity.lt), WPSF World Power Sports Federation.

WORLD BODYBUILDING HISTORY.

1979_hu_otsus_2m.jpg

UNKNOWN STORIES. HOW IT WAS IN REAL.

Let us speak about some of the very important historical moments of the World bodybuilding and let You judge about us by our works done, not words spoken.We will present „World Bodybuilding History“ articles in the folowing way:

-          Part 1. Ben Weider

-          Part 2. Prohibited Sport

-          Part 3. Communist Party Proclames the Champion

-          Part 4. Bodybuilding Lithrature

-          Part 5. First Through Iron Wall

-          Part 6. Your Own Oppinion

-          Part 7. Bodybuilding Future Decided in the Balcony

-          Part 8. Vatican Notices Our Efforts

Later will folow historical articles of the most important bodybuilding countries.

Part 5.

FIRST THROUGH THE IRON WALL

At the Soviet times the Universities of different countries used to change students in between. While studying the Law and Philology at the Vilnius State University contemporary International President WFF-WBBF DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS  was included into such studnet‘s groups and  two times visited Czechoslovakia (1974 and 1976). Serious sport contacts with Czechoslovakia bodybuilding leaders started at once. DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS had constant meetings and correspondence with the President IFBB (International Federation of Body Builders) Czechoslovakia VOJTECH FIALA. VOJTECH FIALA was a talanted smart and active Bodybuilding Official.  It was most result of VOJTECH FIALA personal work and his presonal International contacts that in 1974 Czechoslovakia broke the „Iron Wall“ of communists and started participating at the World and Continental Championships in the Western World. It was PETR STACH who won the European Championship first time in bodybuilding history representing all Socialist Countries in 1975. PETR STACH performed a complicated multy - pose posing routine accompanied by the music. He gave the  Western Bodybuilders the posing lessons and after his successfull participation new posing ideas started in the bodybuilding World. Before this at the Official Contests the Bodybuilders used to pose on a small podium. It was like this: a bodybuilder went on 1 x 1 meter podium, hit 1 - 2 poses, then thought for some time and hit 1 - 2 more poses again and that was all. What is interesting that during this „hard“ posing program bodybuilders somehow managed to forget and skip 1 or 2 poses... That was a popular topic of discussion after the routine.
Regular participation of Czechoslovakia Bodybuilders in the West quickly rised them on the Top in the Socialist Bodybuilding. Sportsmen of multiple Socialist Countries had no such chances and really envied the Czechoslovaks. On the hard political situation like this being the biggest regular International Event in the Socialist World the „Amber Prix International“ was of unbelievably great importance at that times.
Visiting Czechoslovakia DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS met a number of personal friends among the Sport Leaders and Bodybuilders: PETR STACH, PETR TLAPAK, ROBERT DANTLINGER, ALOIS PEK and many others. Good relations of DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS were set with JOZEF MAZAK (later with MILAN PERDOCH). Both of them were directors of the in Bratislava (Czechoslovakia) published Magazine „Trener“. In those years „Trener“ Magazine used to publish bodybuilding materials constantly and it was the only sourse of regular information about our sport in the Socialist World. DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS wrote a number of articles for „Trener“ Magazine too. Among them about the „Amber Prix International“  („Gintarinis prizas“, „Янтарный приз», 1968-2017).
DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS was in constant contact with Bodybuilding Leaders of Hungary, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, China. Two times after the invitation of the Czechoslovakia Bodybuilding Official Professor FRANTISEK BULVA DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS was present as a VIP quest at the meetings of the National Czechoslovakia Bodybuilding Federation Executive Council (1976, Brno). DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS  was in intensive correspondence with the Czechoslovakia Bodybuilding Officials and Athletes (lots of documents are in the historic archives of the WFF-WBBF International).
Under the personal initiative of DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS the  unique International Contest between the National Teams of Lithuania and Czechoslovakia were thoroughly planned and worked out. After a long work finally DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS received from Sport Ministerium invitations for the Lithuania Bodybuilding Team to participate in Czechoslovakia. It was the unbelievable result in Socialist times. The successfull visa work started and ... it ended with the same result as it ends very often. Due to the inner misunderstandings, envy, jealousy, blackmailing letters of the Bodybuilding Officials to the Governmental Security Institutions of the USSR (KGB), the Contest in Czechoslovakia was canceled. These „famous“ historic documents, invitations still remain not used in the WFF-WBBF International archives. Angry with the USSR Bodybuilding Officials who did this, DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS gave his personal Intenational Contacts to his good Estonian friend and Bodybuilding Leader INNAR MARDO. Later INNAR MARDO used these contacts. INNAR MARDO due to his good personal contacts in Estonia Government, a number of times participated at International Contests in Hungary, Poland and Czechoslovakia with the National Teams Estonia (1979 - 1981). It was INNAR MARDO who using the contacts given him by DSc. EDMUNDAS DAUBARAS brought the Over All „Amber Prix International“ Winner OLEV ANNUS and the „Amber Prix International“ Champion INDREK OTSUS (Estonia) abroad to win all the competitions they participated. Both of them won against the already famous Czechoslovakia bodybuilding stars. And again nothing new: when all goes well with INNAR MARDO, the envy, jealousy and dirty blackmailing starts in Estonia too. That made INNAR MARDO to leave his Bodybuilding activities for a number of years, OLEV ANNUS emigrated to Finland and became a famous Bodybuilder of IFBB and NABBA (National Amateur Body Building Association). For participating at NABBA Events OLEV ANNUS twice was sanctioned and disqualified by the IFBB for „life“, but he always managed to come back and to participate again and again.

(to be continued)

 

INFORMATION.

More information on the International Site www.wff.lt, see forum topics. Also information available on the Facebook pages: WFF-WBBF International, WFF-WBBF North America, WFF-WBBF South America, WFF-WBBF Asia, WFF-WBBF Europe, WFF-WBBF Africa, WFF-WBBF Asia Continental Federation, International Sport University (ISU, www.isuniversity.lt ).