A ceremonial handover of the South American Confederation flag to the President of the Argentina Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation has taken place as part of the countdown to the latest edition of the South American Championships.
The 46th edition of the Championships will take place later this year in Buenos Aires, Argentina, starting on October 1.
International Federation of Bodybuilding Fitness (IFBB) President Rafael Santonja and South American Confederation President Juan Paredes, presented the flag to the President of the Argentina Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation, Jorge Asp, and to the Vice-President of the Argentina Federation, Darío Domínguez as part of the build-up to this year's event.
Last year's Championships were held in Quito, Ecuador, but this year's edition is taking a place a month later, in Argentina in October.
IFBB executives from the Americas recently met in Madrid in Spain to work on this year’s sports programme and other activities to be carried out in the region during 2020.
This year's South American Championships, scheduled to last for five days, were referenced at the meeting.