The Arnold Sports Festival is an annual multisport event celebrating numerous sporting codes and featuring all national sport federations. It is named after legendary professional bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger.
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JOHANNESBURG – Fitness fanatics and athletes are preparing for the Arnold Classic Africa.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, an international athlete, philanthropist and politician, is in South Africa to host the three-day health and fitness festival in partnership with the Gauteng provincial government, the City of Joburg and the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee.
It is one of the largest multi-sport festival with more than 10 000 athletes competing in 47 sports and events internationally.
The annual event will be held at Sandton Convention Centre and will involve over 14,000 participants in more than 50 sport codes, as well as a three-day Health and Fitness Expo.