24 oct 2009 Open Toulouse

Posted in Competitions on November 4, 2009 by Gunnar Brathen


Eric Orrao number ONE in IBFA ranking

Posted in Competitions with tags on August 10, 2009 by Gunnar Brathen

Eric Orrao is  now number one in the world for IBFA federation. Eric joined IBFA in 2006:

after 28 international events:

1 st place 6 points
2nd place 5 points
3rd place 4 points
4th place 3 points
5th place 2 points
6th place 1 points


1. ORRAO ERIC. France 67 points. going up
2. VERGIANI ANTONIO. Italy 65 points.
3. VERNATI ASCANIO. Italy 61 points.
4. GUCANS JURIJS. latvia 46 points.
5. ROMBONI ANDREA. Italy 42 points. going up
6. RAMOS ANDRE’. France 40 points.
7. CALIOLO PASQUALE. Italy 36 points.
8. SOLIMENO SALVATORE. Italy 34 points.
9. MADZAROVIC DUSKO. Slovenia 33 points.
10. MONTALTO UMBERTO. Italy 30 points.
11 ZMAGO KARNER. Slovenia 29 points.
12 BENNARDO ALFREDO. Italy 25 points.

Eric Orrao

New victories for Eric Orrao

Posted in Competitions on August 10, 2009 by Gunnar Brathen

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Sapri Italy 5-6th July 2009:

  • IBFA Universe Championships 2009 1st place Over 45
  • IBFA Europe Championships 2009 1st place Over45 + 1st place Tall Class + Overall

Eric Orrao in Bronze

Eric and Patrick is ready for Sapri

Posted in Training with tags on June 22, 2009 by Gunnar Brathen

Two weeks before competition:


Posted in Uncategorized on June 8, 2009 by Gunnar Brathen

Ce trophee recompense ceux qui ont aime et fait progresser le culturisme toute leur vie, nullement besoin d’etre un champion, il faut avoir respecte et  fait avancer ce sport toute sa vie, c’est pour moi une recompense enorme, plus qu’une recompense de concours car le on recompense plus ma tete que mes muscles.
Cette recompense me sera remise le 4 juillet a Sapri en italie, ou pour une fois je serais en costume et surement tres emu pour faire mon discours.
Je remercie tous ceux qui m’ont aide dans ce sport et ils sont nombreux.J’ai toujours respecte notre sport et honnore et je l’aimerais toute ma vie.
Merci de m’avoir lu.
IBFA: View topic – GRIMEK AWARD 2009 to Eric Orrao

I am on the Poster of Mr.Univers in Sapri

Posted in Uncategorized on May 11, 2009 by Gunnar Brathen


Athlete of the Month

Posted in Uncategorized with tags on March 23, 2009 by Gunnar Brathen

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Eric Orrao at Univers Gym

Posted in Training on December 28, 2008 by Gunnar Brathen

The “due torri” contest in Italy

Posted in Competitions on December 22, 2008 by Gunnar Brathen

There was 19 athletes including 2 professionals in this contest. I won 4th place and I am very happy with that result. Next year i will only do this contest and the IFBA World Championships.

Eric and Linda in the uk magazine HEALTH AND STRENGTH

Posted in Uncategorized on November 1, 2008 by Gunnar Brathen

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