MAHO REEF - The friendly island of St. Maarten is set to host the 42ndCentral American and Caribbean Games Bodybuilding Championships taking place Oct. 1 - 4, 2014 at Sonesta Maho Beach Resort.
The prestigious bodybuilding competition, held quadrennially as part of the Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC), is expected to attract over 300 athletes along with their followers and families from 37 member countries originating in South America and the Caribbean region.
Typically held in the middle year between the Summer Olympics, the CAC is a multi-sport regional championship event that serves as a stepping stone for athletes seeking to further their careers on an international level.
St. Maarten / St. Martin first took part in the CAC games in 2010 and placed sixth in the Light Weight category among 26 participating countries at the 40thCAC games in 2012. In 2013 at the 41st CAC Games, St. Maarten / St. Martin received top five finishes in three different categories including first place in the Classic Body Building category. St. Maarten / St. Martin is continuing to develop within this sport and prove through its achievements that its athletes are able to compete at a higher level.
To stay up-to-date on all CAC news and events, visit the CAC Bodybuilding & Fitness FederationFacebook page.
For more information on St. Maarten, visit the official site of the St. Maarten Tourist Bureau atwww.VacationStMaarten.com.