7th International Austrian Championships 14th May 2016 Lugner City, Vienna, Austria
Dear delegates, athletes and Bodybuilding and Physique Sports enthusiasts,
we wish to extent our great pleasure and warm welcome to all participants of the GYM TROOPER CLASSIC open international Championship hosted by Yusri Salameh, founder and CEO of GYM TROOPER and 7th WBPF International Austrian Championships 2016 hosted by ABPF (WBPF Austria) in the beautiful city of Vienna/Austria.
After the 6th WBPF International Austria Cup on 7th November 2015 and the 6th Int. Austrian Championships on 16th May, 2015 this is now the 6th International WBPF-Austria event being conducted and organized at Lugner City Mall by ABPF (WBPF Austria) under the leadership of President Axel Bauer. Richard Lugner, the owner of Lugner City Mall, is a world famous celebrity and strong supporter of bodybuilding and physique sports in Austria. At Lugner City Mall you can find all kind of shops, a modern, fully equipped gym (McFIT), a cinema and entertainment complex as well as Hotel Atlantis, a four star Hotel that is located in the same building. You can be sure that during your visit the organizers will do their utmost best to make your stay comfortable, memorable and entertaining and make these Championships a great success.
Brief History of Austria
Austria is a land locked country in Central Europe. The alpine country boarders in the north of Germany and Czech, in the east to Slovakia and Hungary, in the south to Slovenia and Italy and in the west to Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
Austria officially is a land locked country of roughly 8.3 million people in Central Europe. The territory of Austria covers 83.872 square kilometres. The majority of the population speaks German, which is also the Country’s official language. Most Austrians also speak English. The form of government is since the constitution of 1920 those of federal organised parliamentary republic which exists since 1922 of 9 sub countries; one of it is the capital city, Vienna. The state is since 1955 a member of the United Nations and since 1995 part of the European Union. The capital city Vienna has 2.2 million inhabitants. In Vienna are found buildings of all styles of architecture, from the roman Ruprecht´s church about the gothic Stephansdom, the baroque Karls Church, the highly baroque Jesuits church and the constructions of the classic season up to the modern age. Never the less, particularly the architecture of the early days which demonstrate the former imperial city Vienna like from downpour is to be emphasised. Tourist hotspots in Vienna are the “Ringstraße” where you can find such famous buildings as the houses of parliament, the Vienna opera house, the Burgtheater, the Vienna University, the Rathaus (municipality of Vienna) and many five stars hotels like the famous hotel Imperial, the Saint Stephan’s cathedral is located in the centre of the first district, where you can also find good shopping opportunities galleries and boutique hotels.
Venue Site - Lugner City
The “Lugner City” is a shopping mall and office building located directly on the so called “Gürtel” in the 15th district. The 7th International Austrian Championships and GYM TROOPER CLASSIC will take place at the “Showbühne” located in the centre of Lugner City Mall, the stage can be viewed from all floors so that a maximum visibility from all sides is granted. Parking in the Lugner City garage is free of charge from 09:00 a. m. to midnight on Saturdays. More information about Lugner City you can find on the website www.lugner.at.
The Official Hotels
- Hotel Kaffeemühle
The organizing committee of the 7th International Austrian Championships and GYM TROOPER CLASSIC has made a special arrangement with the official hotel (Hotel Kaffeemühle) to grant corporate rates to participants (delegates/athletes/supporters/media personal)