UFH Student jets off to Spain to represent SA in World Bodybuilding Championship

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Ayabulela Marulumba, a Bachelor of Agriculture (B Agric) Honours in Agricultural Extension student will be heading to Spain next month to represent South Africa in the International Federation of Bodybuilding (IFBB) World Championship.

Marulumba from Lusikisiki in the Eastern Cape secured his spot in the world championship after coming out stronger and victorious in the provincial and national legs of the competition. The national leg of the competition was held between 1 -3 October in Johannesburg.

He will be representing SA in the Up to 70 kg category.

Speaking to UFH Media, the beaming 24- old could not contain his excitement as he prepares to wear his Green and Gold SA colours. “ I am now called a Champ! – a title that I have rightfully earned after winning the SA Champs.”

“I am grateful for the financial and unwavering support from the UFH Sports Department throughout my journey. I would also like to thank my coach, Chris Nguta for always believing in me and SSA Supplement for the sponsorship.  This is the highlight of my bodybuilding career and I cannot wait to wear my SA colours and represent my country and my university.”

The world championship will be held between the 3-8 November.

Good Luck Ayabulela!