EP to host bodybuilding contest

THE Zambia Body Building and Fitness Federation says the staging of the bodybuilding contest in Chipata this evening will mark the introduction the sport in Eastern Province. In an interview yesterday, ZBBFF board member Lloyd Kyusa, who
confirmed that 28 body builders would compete in today’s contest, said ZBBF wants to introduce the sport in all parts of the country.

“I can confirm that the contest is on tomorrow (today) at Protea Hotel at 18:00 hours and we only charge K30. Zambia Body Building and Fitness Federation, we are introducing body building as a sport here in Chipata and try to encourage the youths to join the gyms as well,” Kyusa said.

He said bodybuilding was just in Lusaka and Copperbelt but as an association they want to take it to all parts of the country.

“Two years ago, we started with Southern Province where we hosted Mr Iron Man in Choma. Now this one..we thought of bringing it here in Chipata to introduce it and make the people know that there is this sport. I know that people used to watch it on TV but now we have brought it right here in Chipata at Protea Hotel for people to come and watch,” said Kyusa who added that Chipata body builders were among the 20 contestants.

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