About Petar Čelik
Born: December 25, 1949
Birthplace: Belgrade, SERBIA
Residence: Novi Sad, SERBIA
Height: 5′ 8″ (175 cm)
Weight: 213 lbs (97 kg)
Arms: 19″ (48 cm)
Waist: 34″ (86 cm)
Chest: 50″ (128 cm)
Thighs: 26″ (66 cm)
Calves: 18,5″ (47 cm)
Petar Čelik (born on December 25, 1949, in Belgrade, Serbia) is now a big legend in Bodybuilding, a 10th time World Champion and is loved by many fans and is one of the biggest sports legend in Serbia.
Petar Čelik was in 1968 graduated from high school, went to a music school. Petar started in traditional weightlifting and Olympia triathlon, winning many local championships, but he finds out about bodybuilding and know from the start, this was his sport and In the year of 1969 he was dedicated to practice bodybuilding. In 1970 Petar traveled to Germany and became a certified/approved trainer.
In 1971 Petar started the first Bodybuilding Federation in Former Yugoslavia. Petar was a pioneer in the bodybuilding in Former Yugoslavia and became a passionate athlete. As one of the first person performing Bodybuilding in his country, he also started up the first Bodybuilding magazine “Herkules.” But before that, he was doing traditional weight lifting and Olympic triathlon. He won the junior champion of Serbia and Vojvodina.
After winning many local championships, Petar became the IFBB President for Yugoslavia in 1977. Hereafter it goes fast for Petar, and he is winning his first Mr. European in 1980 in Germany in middleweight category and also become the overall winner.
In 2003, Petar was winning his first of 10th World Championship at WWF in Moscow, Russia. In 2010, Petar was winning the title Mr. Universe, where he become World Champion for the 5th time. In 2012, Petar was winning the title World Champion for the 10th times. Since 1968. He has an active martial artist – participated participants, at about one hundred thirty-five small regional and local championships and was more than one hundred times the winner.
Petar is still active and will in 2014 go for more World Champion, every year he is improving himself, and he is the owner in Novi Sad of the “Fitness Klub Petar Čelik” gym.
Mr. & Masters Olympia Results
- Never competed
- 1975 – Yugoslavian Championships
- 1976 – Slovenian Championships
- 1980 – Serbian Championships
- 1980 – DBBV European Championships
- 1994 – Yugoslavian Championships
- 2003 – WFF European Championships
- 2003 – WFF World Championships
- 2004 – IBFA World Championships
- 2004 – Regional Championship (HeavyWeight)
- 2004 – Regional Championship (Seniors)
- 2004 – Cupa Vasile Balmos Masters
- 2010 – NABBA National Championships
- 2010 – IFBB National Championships
- 2010 – IFBB World Cup
- 2010 – WFF Mr. Universe
- 2011 – WFF World Championships
- 2011 – IFBB World Championships
- 2012 – IFBB World Championships 50+
- 2012 – IFBB World Championships 60+