Indian bodybuilder Wasim Khan has won the International Bodybuilding Fitness Federation (IBFF) championship held recently on June 21 at Koper Slovenia, Slovenia
Khan not only won gold medal in one category but also won the overall title. In total, he won three medals. About 350 body builders from 37 countries participated in this event.
The Indian bodybuilding team created history at the World Championships by winning four titles. Suresh Kadam who is the general secretary of IBFF said that it was the first time in bodybuilding that the Indian team had performed so well and also bagged the most coveted title of ‘Mr World’.
Khan will be aiming for Mr Olympia next, which happens to be the most coveted title in bodybuilding. Kadam also said that Khan has the potential to win the coveted title of Mr. Olympia.
Khan said , “I want to thank all my fans who always there for me in my tough times and Allah who gave me power to move forward to follow my passion (sic).” He thanked his wife by saying that she was the only person who believed in him and supported him throughout his struggle in his career.
He was also thankful to India for providing him opportunity to showcase his talent.
This is not the first time that Khan has made the nation proud. Last year he had won ‘Mr Universe’ title at IBFF event in Rome.
Two other Indian bodybuilders, Sashi Kumar and Tarun Dutta, also won silver medal in their respective categories.
We congratulate Khan and the Indian bodybuilding team for this landmark victory. Here’s to more six packs!