Participants smear their bodies with baby oil in preparation for a bodybuilding contest in Majalengka, West Java, Indonesia. Photo: Agoes Rudianto Participants smear their bodies with baby oil in preparation for a bodybuilding contest in Majalengka, West Java, Indonesia. Photo: Agoes Rudianto
Participants smear their bodies with baby oil in preparation for a bodybuilding contest in Majalengka, West Java, Indonesia. Photo: Agoes Rudianto
Indonesia

Bodybuilding competition with a difference in Indonesia – contestants lift piles of tiles to show their muscles

  • Jatiwangi is the centre of roof tile production in West Java, but interest in the trade has declined as people turn to ‘cleaner’ professions
  • A bodybuilding competition was set up in 2015 to highlight the people behind tile-making and to introduce the dying industry to a younger generation

Topic |   Indonesia
Participants smear their bodies with baby oil in preparation for a bodybuilding contest in Majalengka, West Java, Indonesia. Photo: Agoes Rudianto Participants smear their bodies with baby oil in preparation for a bodybuilding contest in Majalengka, West Java, Indonesia. Photo: Agoes Rudianto
Participants smear their bodies with baby oil in preparation for a bodybuilding contest in Majalengka, West Java, Indonesia. Photo: Agoes Rudianto
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