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Lilian Tan Becomes First Asian to Be a 4-Time World Bodybuilding Champion

Lilian Tan

Professional bodybuilder, Lilian Tan, just became the first Asian bodybuilder ever to hold four titles; she won the women’s 55 kilogram (121 pounds) category at the World Bodybuilding and Physical Fitness Championships in Chiangmai, Thailand.

On top of her 55 kilogram category win, Tan, who hails from Penang, Malaysia, also won the gold medal in the 30-year-old and above category at the 10th WBPF Championships on Friday, December 14, according to The Star. The latter is a newly introduced category in the competition.

Obese Chinese Student Loses 66 Pounds After Six Months of Working Out

Before becoming the muscular man that he is today, Zhang Shuai, a senior student at the Heilongjiang Institute of Technology in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China, was once considered obese.

The 22-year-old student, who now works part-time as a fitness instructor, got into an accident two years ago that had led him to gain as much as 40 kilograms (88 pounds) in just six months, according to China Daily.

Taiwanese-American Dentist Wins World Beauty Fitness and Fashion Show 2017

Meet Yen Chun, the 26-year-old dentist and bodybuilder based in Silicon Valley who was crowned champion during the World Beauty Fitness and Fashion show in Sacramento, California in June.

Yen, a dentist by day and bodybuilder by night, won the competition with his amazing physique and good sense of fashion, which was showcased during the formal and casual wear phase of WBFF Sacramento 2017, according to CNA via Taiwan News.

Bodybuilder Becomes China’s First Woman to Win 2017 Arnold Amateur Championship

Mou Cong has made history after becoming the first Chinese bodybuilder to win the championship for both women’s best figure and overall physique up to 5.4 feet tall at the 2017 Arnold Amateur in Columbus, Ohio.

Competing against 15 other ripped women on March 5, this badass 32-year-old has been granted membership into the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness, as well as a trophy, according to Shanghaiist.