*** PRESS RELEASE: 19th
January 2011 ***
The First Joe Weider’s Mr Olympia Euro Amateur Event & The International Cup
The 2011 IFBB British Grand Prix & Fitness Expo Weekend
will play host to the first ever IFBB Amateur Mr Olympia. Held at London’s modern and well-equipped ExCel Centre on March 19th
, some of the best amateur physiques from across Europe and beyond will take the stage and battle it out in this momentous event.
The Amateur Olympia and the International Cup event will include men’s classes under 70kg, under 75kg, under 80kg, under 85kg, under 90kg, under 100kg and over 100kg on the Saturday, and women’s bodybuilding open, women’s fitness, women’s bodyfitness (figure), women’s bikini and men’s classic on the Sunday. Competitors will be from invitation only by their appropriate nation’s federations, but any UKBFF competitors who placed in the top 6 in their weight class in the 2010 Finals will be eligible for consideration.
The UK is fortunate to be the host nation of this spectacular contest. However, there’s so much more going on over the Weekend: most notably the IFBB British Grand Prix where top pro bodybuilders will be battling it out, including Branch Warren, Ronnie Rockel, Jonnie Jackson and Roelly Winklaar, against top British pros like Flex Lewis, Shaun Joseph-Tavernier, John Hodgson and James Llewellin.
As well as bodybuilding, the fitness Expo will feature Giants Live pro strongman, powerlifting, MMA, arm wrestling, BMX, skateboarding, seminars and numerous interactive and fun-filled trade stands
A ticket for the Fitness Expo will allow you into the Amateur Olympia and you can purchase your tickets now from www.grandprixexpo.co.uk
. The 2011 IFBB Grand Prix & Fitness Expo Weekend incorporating the first Joe Weider’s Mr Olympia Euro Amateur Event and The International Cup.
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