Presidents Message

Datuk Paul Chua

President, Asian Bodybuilding & Physique Sports Federation (ABBF)
President, World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports federation (WBPF)

The sport of Bodybuilding and Fitness throughout Asia reaches a new milestone for its practitioners, followers and fans as the ASIAN BODYBUILDING AND PHYSIQUE SPORTS FEDERATION (ABBF) affiliated to: Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) - since 1986 , establishes its own presence on the World Wide Web @

The ABBF Secretariat, based in Bangkok, Thailand, will provide its viewers with regular up-to-date reports and news of all Bodybuilding and Fitness activities throughout the Asian continent.

In the Age of the Internet and high-speed communications, the ABBF strives to keep its viewers well-informed of upcoming events, contest results, reports and news, and other important activities of our Continental Federation.

Formed in 1959, the ABBF was the first Continental Federation and has since grown from 6 to 40 National Affiliates.

The ABBF is proud of its membership in the Olympic Council of Asia and the General Assembly of Asia Pacific Sports Federation. Bodybuilding was included as a Medal Sport in the 2002 Asian Games in Busan, South Korea, and in several South East Asian Games, which are recognized by the International Olympic Committee.

On behalf of the ABBF, I take this opportunity to express our sincere appreciation to the many dedicated sport officials throughout Asia who help make our federation strong.

Paul Chua is also the President of the WORLD BODYBUILDING AND PHYSIQUE SPORTS FEDERATION, COMMONWEALTH BODYBUILDING AND PHYSIQUE SPORTS FEDERATION and sits as the adviser to several regional organisations.