Pakistan Shines in European Bodybuilding Debut: Arsalan Baig and Shehzad Qureshi Bring Home Medals

For the first time, Pakistan participated in the tournament where Arsalan Baig secured a silver medal in the Sports Physique category, and Shehzad Qureshi earned a bronze medal in the Bodybuilding category.

Sohail Anwar, General Secretary of the Pakistan Bodybuilding Federation (PBBF), extended his congratulations to the winners and all participants for their commendable efforts.Pakistan’s Ambassador to Hungary, Asif Hussain Memon, also offered encouragement to the bodybuilders.

The championship was organized and overseen by the Hungarian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Federation (HBPSF) and received support from the Hungarian government.The tournament commenced on May 18th, with Pakistani bodybuilders departing for Europe on May 16th.

Upon confirming Pakistan’s participation in the championship, Anwar congratulated the athletes, stating: “We are thrilled to take this historic step into Europe and showcase the talent and dedication of our athletes. We are grateful for the support of the government of Hungary in making this opportunity possible.”

Pakistani bodybuilders have previously competed in championships organized by the World Bodybuilding and Physique Federation (WBPF), Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Federation (ABBF), and the South Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Federation (SABBF) in Asia.

In these championships, Pakistani bodybuilders have amassed an impressive 97 medals, instilling pride and confidence in the PBBF. The federation is optimistic that its athletes will continue their remarkable success on the international stage and bring further accolades to the nation.

Bodybuilding is a sport that involves developing a balanced and muscular physique through rigorous training, a strict diet, and adequate rest. At the international level, the sport focuses on presenting an impressive physique that appeals to a panel of judges.

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