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Nikolay Yonchev places 5th at World Junior Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships

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Nikolay Yonchev placed 5th in the Junior Men’s Classics Physique 16-23 yrs category at the 2020 IFBB World Junior Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships in Cluj, Romania. 

Earlier, the Bulgarian athlete became a champion at the State Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships. Nikolay has won a series of republican and international judo and sambo competitions, but in 2020 he accepted the challenge of bodybuilding. “I am satisfied with my result, because this has been my first competition”- the Bulgarian athlete said and thanked everyone for supporting him. The young athlete continues to offer judo and sambo classes for children. 


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