Korean Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (KBBF), one of the oldest bodybuilding federation, celebrated its 70th anniversary with 70th Mr. Korea, along with 13th Ms. Korea in Yeomju Gymnasium in Gwangju, South Korea. The competition took place for 2 days (28th and 29th of July, 2018) with well over 200 athletes from all over South Korea.
Over the years, KBBF has produced many accomplished athletes, from which the winners of today’s Mr. & Ms. Korea stood out. Athletes Hyung Chan, Kim (Men’s Bodybuilding up to 80 kg) and Sunyun Park (Women’s Physique up to 161 cm) became the 2018 70th Mr. Korea and 2018 13th Ms. Korea respectively.
The competition incorporated over 10 categories for men and women including some interesting categories such as Bodybuilding for high school and Classic bodybuilding for high school. Active participation from high school students shows that the sport of bodybuilding and fitness is popular among all age groups in Korea.