Egypt’s Esmat Sadek Abdalla won the gold medal in Master Bodybuilding for the over 65 age group at the IFBB World Juniors & Masters Championships.
The second, third, and fourth places went to Japan’s Mitsugu Hachisu, Germany’s Willi Neubauer and Mexico’s Tiburcio Arias Chavez, respectively.
The World Amateur Championships Juniors & Masters Bodybuilding 2015 concluded this month in San Salvador’s capital of El-Salvador, pending the results for the anti-doping control testing. The championship included classic bodybuilding, fitness, bikini-fitness and body fitness competitions.
This was not the only victory for Egypt, as the Junior Bodybuilding’s bronze medal (up to and including 75 kg) went to Mohamed Khaled Ismail. This category’s gold and silver medal went to Polish Tomasz Marzec and the Spanish Daniel Delgado Del Amo, respectively.
Additionally, Egypt’s Amir Amin Ismail Meabed took 10th place in the Master Bodybuilding (40-49 years, over 90 kg). The gold, silver and bronze medals went to Colombian Luis Ricardo Plata Duran, Ecuadorian Fausto Enrique Caicedo, and Spanish Josep Antoni Merino Itarte.
Fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth place were acquired by Polish Szmyt Sebastian, the German Stefan Hammerschmiedt, Argentinean Martín Lester, Nicaraguan Roger Reyes Baqudano, Australian Rohan Reid and Turkish Çoskun Meriç, respectively.
As for the Overall Master Bodybuilding competition, Esmat Sadek came in eighth place. The gold medal went to Colombian Luis Ricardo Plata Duran, while Spain’s Miguel Angel Lopez Blanco took silver, and the bronze went to Russia’s Iusev Mikhail.
The fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh places went to Spanish Oscar Luis Marin Lalmolda, Russian Cheremnykh Sergei, Spanish Armando Villa Viñasco and German Werner Zenk, respectively.
The highest ranking country, in terms of the number of points acquired, was Spain, which acquired 130 points, followed by Germany, which acquired 81 points, Poland with 81 points, then Norway with 76 points and Turkey 72 points. The country that acquired the least number of points was Belgium, acquiring only one point. Egypt ranked 23rd, acquiring 32 points.