Simon Gama

City Body-building contest on

Danisa Masuku
Bulawayo Metropolitan Province Body Building and Fitness Association (BBFA) will host Mr Bulawayo and Ms Bulawayo competitions on 25 August at Elite 400 cinema.

Organising secretary for BBFA Simon Gama indicated that most categories will pit top class athletes.

a�?We are glad to announce that people will get value for their money as this event will be graced by top class athletes such as Lovemore Munyamana, Shantel Greenland, Givemore Marufu, Selina Manuel who will be vying for the top gong in their respective categories,a�?he said.

Of interest is that in the Ms Bulawayo category Shantel Greenland will be hoping to salvage lost pride against her mentee Selina Manuel.

The pair of Khethiwe Ncube and Lynn Ndlovu, although touted as novices, will be fighting for the top prize in the same category (Mis s Bulawayo).

In the Mr Bulawayo category the six-time champion Lovemore Munyamana will be pitted against former second runner up in the Mr Zimbabwe heavyweight Themba Lunga. Completing Mr Bulawayo category are Givemore Marufu and Durrel Hamilton.

Gama said other categories that will be fought for are the Under-23 men Bodybuilding, Senior men Bodybuilding, Ms Bikini fitness and Men physic.

He indicated that the winners will have the sole privilege to participate in the forthcoming edition of Mr Zimbabwe and Miss Zimbabwe contest that will be held in Harare.

a�?I told athletes that they have to take this contest serious because those who will emerge winners will have the right to participate in the prestigious MR Zimbabwe and Ms Zimbabwe contest that will be held towards the end of September in Harare,a�?he said.