Building the community all the way to Italy

Born in Tswelelang township in Wolmaransstad, Frans Hloi started his bodybuilding career at the age of 26. While working in Welkom, he took more interest in his hobby and started taking part in competitions, winning at local, provincial and national levels.

Frans kept an impressive fitness level, allowing him to attract sponsorships for international competes. He will be competing in the 2016 International Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (IBFF) Universe Championship in Bari, Italy where Goldfields will be sponsoring his venture.

“I am honoured to be recognised and supported by Goldfields Casino in this manner. I appreciate that they acknowledge my potential, the respect that I have for this sport, my dedication and hard work!” Says Frans.

IBFF, founded by Duško Madžarović, aims to promote and develop the sport of bodybuilding and fitness for male and female athletes, while advocating for combatting drug abuse in sports.

The CSI sponsorship initiative by Goldfields is aimed at helping disadvantaged members of the community to reach their goals and dreams.

Frans has previously participated in a variety of competitions, most recently placing second at the 2014 IFBB Provincials, third place at the WBFF Welkom Classic and second place in the 2014 WBFFSA Championship.

Frans advises young people that “bodybuilding is a discipline sport that teaches you what life is all about.”

“We are proud to sponsor Frans, as he represents South Africa. His love and passion for the sport is inspiring for any aspiring and young body builder” concludes, Goldfields Marketing Manager, Sibongile Horo.

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