Body building can grow into a household sport if well funded Body Building veteran, Choola Chilongo, says body building is as good as any other sport and has the potential to grow into a big sporting activity.
In an interview with the Lusaka Star, Chilongo, who is also Kabwata Gymnasium Chairperson, said he has noticed a significant growth in the body building sport after the Mr. Kabwata competiton that was recently held at Lusaka Playhouse.
He noted that the body building competition, which attracted scores of spectators from all over Lusaka, featured supporting body building Stars such as the reigning Mr. Zambia, Kabwata and Lusaka, Sylvester Mwila, as well as former Mr. Zambia Lloyd Cusa.
Chilongo pointed out that the sport can create employment for many youths if corporate and government sponsorship is intensified and that Zambian youths have a lot of talent that can lead them take part in international competitions.
The competition that was held under the theme “Promoting Young talent” saw over 10 junior body builders making their debut.
These comprised of Ebbny Kassadi, James Sudi, Abdu Abba, John Muzazi, Allan Simuchimba, Samuel Hamwiba, Luke Phiri, Fred Chisanga and Joe Nkhoma.
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