NABBA British Body-Building Finals 2013 at Southport Theatre and Convention Centre
Competitors in the 2013 British Amateur Body-builders Association finals are taking to the stage today (Saturday 25th May 2013) to compete for the British Title.
Categories are: First Timers Mr Britain, Junior Men, Masters Over 50′s, Masters Over 40′s, Mr Novices, Miss “Trained Figure” 1&2, Miss “Toned” Figure and Mr Class 1,2,3,4.
Judging started at 10:00am and the show starts at 7:00pm
NABBA is the first and the original competitve bodybuilding association. Formed in 1950, NABBA’s first Mr Universe contest was won by Steve Reeves, who went on to make over 30 Hercules movies. Top bodybuilders who won the Mr Universe title include Reg Park, Bill Pearl and Arnold Schwarzenegger (four-times winner).
The late Oscar Heidenstam was appointed Secretary in 1956 and continued to drive NABBA forward for more than 30 years. At a meeting in London in 1984, NABBA International was formed and became host to the European & World Championships. This branch of NABBA is now supported by more than fifty countries.
Today, there are nine elected area reps covering England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and they are members of the NABBA council. Each area holds a qualifying event, which leads to the Annual Mr & Miss Britain Finals. This in turn becomes a qualifier for the European and Universe Championships. The Universe contest gets stronger every year – at the last Universe, representatives from 36 countries took part and a total of 151 athletes competed.
Results for NABBA Britain Finals 25th May 2013 to be announced
Below are a few Body-builders who are competiting in the event.
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