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Official of the month – IFBB Report – Joseph Duenas

Official of the month – IFBB Report – Joseph Duenas – Brief Article

Name: Joseph Duenas

Title: IFBB vice president, South Pacific

Occupation: Director for Parks and Recreation in the cabinet of the governor of Guam

Athletic History:

* 1992 Guam Nationals lightweight champion

* 1992 Guam Nationals overall champion

* 1994 Guam Nationals middleweight champion

* 1996 South Pacific heavyweight champion

* 1996 South Pacific overall champion

* 1997 Guam National Olympic Committee athlete of the year

* 1997 World Games, Finland, welterweight, fourth place

* 1998 World Amateur Championships, Turkey, middleweight, 11th place

* 2000 World Amateur Championships, Malaysia, 14th place

* 2001 World Games, Japan, middleweight, seventh place

IFBB History:

* President of the Guam National Physique Committee

* Executive vice president of the South Pacific Bodybuilding Federation

* President of the South Pacific Bodybuilding Federation

* IFBB vice president, South Pacific

Activities: Involved in the organization of the Guam Nationals, the South Pacific Bodybuilding Championships and the IFBB Men’s World Amateur Bodybuilding Championships

Awards:

* IFBB Bronze Medal, 1998

* IFBB Silver Medal, 1999

* SPBBF Gold Medal, 1999

* Guam Legislature Resolution & Award for Contributions to the Sport of Bodybuilding on Guam, 1998, 1999, 2000

Nutshell: A successful bodybuilding athlete and administrator, Joseph Duenas has been an active and productive member with the IFBB for more than a decade, working selflessly to promote the sport of bodybuilding on Guam and throughout the 22 island nations of the South Pacific. Mr. Duenas’ passion and dedication to the sport of bodybuilding are also reflected through his work as president of International Fitness Acquisitions, which owns a Jenny Craig weight-loss franchise and a Nutri-Sport franchise, which sells the latest nutritional supplements on Guam. He has also served as the general manager of Gold’s Gym, Guam, which has two locations and more than 4,000 members.

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