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Celebrated US Bodybuilder to Hold Courses in Tehran

Celebrated US Bodybuilder to Hold Courses in TehranCelebrated US Bodybuilder to Hold Courses in Tehran

Ronnie Dean Coleman, the American professional bodybuilder, will come to Iran for the first time on April 23 for a two-day visit.

He will hold three intensive bodybuilding courses for both men and women. Each seat in front row costs about $550 for participants, and the back-row seats are $170, Etemad newspaper reported.

At the end of the course participants will receive certificates approved and signed by the Iranian Federation. Ali Daei, former Iranian footballer will be a special guest.  

“We have reached an agreement with Coleman, and will try to get maximum benefit from his knowledge during his visit,” Iran’s Bodybuilding Federation executive manager, Jalal Nademi said.

The cost of bringing Coleman to Tehran has been put at $150,000.

Ronnie Coleman is widely regarded as the greatest bodybuilder of all time who holds eight straight wins as Mr. Olympia.

Alongside his eight Mr. Olympia titles, he holds the record for most wins as an International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBF) professional with 26 titles.