In an unprecedented feat, Pakistan is set to host its maiden World Bodybuilding event this October, marking a significant milestone in the country’s sporting and cultural landscape. Reports indicate that the World Bodybuilding Organization has extended its approval to Pakistan to host this prestigious event for the very first time.
Scheduled to unfold in October, this mega event is poised to gather over 300 bodybuilders and models hailing from around the world. Participants will compete across a remarkable 30 categories, which include the highly anticipated Mr. and Miss Universe segments. The event’s international status has been endorsed by the Global Powerlifting and Physique International (GPBI) Pakistan President, Ramiz Ibrahim Khan.
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Khan conveyed his excitement about this groundbreaking development, highlighting the substantial international participation that Pakistan has successfully attracted. As a testament to its global appeal, bodybuilders representing 40 countries, including notable nations like the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, France, Italy, Germany, and India, are set to grace the event with their presence.
Elevating the event’s allure, Pakistan’s distinguished actors Umar Shahzad and Mohammad Raees will take to the stage in the fashion model category, adding a touch of glamour to the event. Notably, this event will also embrace a gender-inclusive spirit, as three accomplished women from Pakistan are poised to showcase their prowess in the powerlifting category.
Ramiz Ibrahim Khan emphasized the historical significance of this occasion, highlighting that Pakistan is breaking new ground by hosting such a monumental bodybuilding event. The convergence of global participants, the inclusion of diverse categories, and the nation’s renowned cultural and sporting heritage make this event a defining moment for Pakistan’s sports and entertainment industries.
As Pakistan prepares to host this iconic event, eyes will be on the country as it steps onto the world stage as a formidable player in the realm of bodybuilding and physique competitions.