World Wushu Championships


World Wushu Championships

The World Wushu Championships (WWC) (zh-c|c=世界武术锦标赛) are held every two years and are organised by the International Wushu Federation (IWUF). This official international wushu competition sees many countries from around the world participating. As wushu originated from China, China has always won the most number of medals in the competition.

Locations of the World Wushu Championships

2001 was the first time doping tests were conducted at the competition and the tests registered clean record as all the 12 samples returned no positive results. [http://english.people.com.cn/200112/11/eng20011211_86428.shtml World Wushu Championships Keeps Clean Record in First Doping Test] ] .

More than 1000 martial artists from 89 countries took part in the 9th WWC in Beijing. Incidental music was also adopted for the first time for the Taijiquan and Taijijian events.

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