World Wushu Championships

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World Wushu Championships
Chinese 世界武术锦标赛

The World Wushu Championships (WWC) 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. Wushu originated in China and P.R.China has always won the most medals in these competitions.

The International Wushu Federation is an international sport organization established on October 3, 1990 in Beijing, China during the 11th Asian summer Games to promote wushu and as the governing body for wushu in all its forms worldwide. Wushu comprises both traditional styles and sport disciplines. Sport wushu is divided into two parts: sanda and taolu (forms). Currently, the IWUF has 152 members, across 5 continental federations worldwide. The IWUF is recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and is also a member of both ARISF and Sport Accord.

Wushu (sport) A type of Chinese martial arts

Wushu, or Chinese Kungfu, is a hard and complete martial art, as well as a full-contact sport. It has a long history in reference to Chinese martial arts. It was developed in China after 1949 in an effort to standardize the practice of traditional Chinese martial arts, yet attempts to structure the various decentralized martial arts traditions date back earlier, when the Central Guoshu Institute was established at Nanking in 1928.

China State in East Asia

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a country in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around 1.404 billion. Covering approximately 9,600,000 square kilometers (3,700,000 sq mi), it is the third- or fourth-largest country by total area. Governed by the Communist Party of China, the state exercises jurisdiction over 22 provinces, five autonomous regions, four direct-controlled municipalities, and the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau.

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Championships

NumberYearHost City, CountryEvents
1 1991 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Beijing, China 23
2 1993 Flag of Malaysia.svg Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 24
3 1995 Flag of the United States.svg Baltimore, U.S. 24
4 1997 Flag of Italy.svg Rome, Italy 25
5 1999 Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong 31
6 2001 Flag of Armenia.svg Yerevan, Armenia 41
7 2003 Flag of Macau.svg  Macau 39
8 2005 Flag of Vietnam.svg Hanoi, Vietnam 40
9 2007 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Beijing, China 40
10 2009 Flag of Canada.svg Toronto, Canada 40
11 2011 Flag of Turkey.svg Ankara, Turkey 40
12 2013 Flag of Malaysia.svg Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 46
13 2015 Flag of Indonesia.svg Jakarta, Indonesia 50
14 2017 Flag of Russia.svg Kazan, Russia 44

1995 results : https://www.iwuf.org/upload/2015/0105/cd37928e6a0abbf76888f4bee1de1799c82da2f0.pdf

History

2001 was the first time doping tests were conducted at the competitions and the tests registered a clean record as all of the 12 samples returned with no positive results. [1]

More than 1000 martial artists from 89 countries took part in the 9th WWC in Beijing in 2007, just one year before the summer Olympic Games took place in People's Republic of China. Incidental music was adopted for the first time for the Taijiquan and Taijijian events.

Beijing Municipality in Peoples Republic of China

Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's third most populous city proper, and most populous capital city. The city, located in northern China, is governed as a municipality under the direct administration of central government with 16 urban, suburban, and rural districts. Beijing Municipality is surrounded by Hebei Province with the exception of neighboring Tianjin Municipality to the southeast; together the three divisions form the Jingjinji metropolitan region and the national capital region of China.

Olympic Games major international sport event

The modern Olympic Games or Olympics are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions. The Olympic Games are considered the world's foremost sports competition with more than 200 nations participating. The Olympic Games are held every four years, with the Summer and Winter Games alternating by occurring every four years but two years apart.

Taijijian is a straight two-edged sword used in the training of the Chinese martial art Taijiquan. The straight sword, sometimes with a tassel and sometimes not, is used for upper body conditioning and martial training in traditional Taijiquan schools. The different family schools have various warmups, forms and fencing drills for training with the jian.

Total medal count

Below is the total medal count from 1997 to 2015.

NationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 159151175
2Flag of Iran.svg  Iran 35192074
3Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam 294743121
4Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong 304927106
5Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 28262882
6Flag of Macau.svg  Macau 17241859
7Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 17233474
8Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia 15183265
9Flag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines 12132146
10Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia 1081533
11Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 8222656
12Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt 8132243
13Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei 5161637
14Flag of Myanmar.svg  Myanmar 59620
15Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 43512
16Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 371626
17Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2111831
18Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 27817
19Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey 272333
20Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore 34916
21Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 2057
22Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan 1517
23Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 241218
24Flag of France.svg  France 141722
25Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 121216
26Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 1258
27Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia 1258
28Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 071219
29Flag of India.svg  India 181120
30Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 0347
31Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia 0235
32Flag of Venezuela.svg  Venezuela 0213
33Flag of Lebanon.svg  Lebanon 0167
33Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 0158
34Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 0134
35Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda 0112
35Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 0112
35Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan 0112
36Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 0101
36Flag of Tajikistan.svg  Tajikistan 0101
37Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 011011
38Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria 0066
39Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 0033
39Flag of Yemen.svg  Yemen 0033
40Flag of Greece.svg  Greece 0022
40Flag of Mongolia.svg  Mongolia 0022
40Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 0022
41Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan 5007089331
41Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 1023
41Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 0112
41Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg  Kyrgyzstan 0112
41Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 0011
41Flag of Israel.svg  Israel 0011
41Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 0011
41Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea 0011
41Flag of Peru.svg  Peru 0011
41Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 1449
41Flag of Sri Lanka.svg  Sri Lanka 0011
41Flag of Jordan.svg  Jordan 0011
Total3913845311306

World Traditional Wushu (Kung Fu)Championships

No.YearHost City, Country [2]
1 2004 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhengzhou, China
2 2006 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Dengfeng, China
3 2008 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shiyan, China
4 2010 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shiyan, China
5 2012 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Huangshan, China
6 2014 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Chizhou, China
7 2017 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Emeishan, China

World Taijiquan Championships

No.YearHost City, Country [2]
1 2014 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Chengdu, China
2 2016 Flag of Poland.svg Warsaw, Poland

Sanda World Cup

No.YearHost City, Country [2]
1 2002 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shanghai, China
2 2004 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Guanzhou, China
3 2006 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Xi'an, China
4 2008 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Harbin, China
5 2010 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Chongqing, China
6 2012 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Wuyishan, Fujian, China
7 2014 Flag of Indonesia.svg Jakarta, Indonesia
8 2016 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Xi'an, China

Taolu World Cup

No.YearHost City, Country
1 2016 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Fuzhou, China


Asian Wushu Championships

Competitions of the Asian Wushu Championships

No.YearHost City, Country
1 1987 Flag of Japan.svg Yokohama, Japan
2 1989 Flag of Hong Kong.svg Hong Kong, Hong Kong
3 1992 Flag of South Korea.svg Seoul, South Korea
4 1996 Flag of the Philippines.svg Manila, Philippines
5 2000 Flag of Vietnam.svg Hanoi, Vietnam
6 2004 Flag of Myanmar.svg Yangon, Myanmar
7 2008 Flag of Macau.svg Macau, Macau
8 2012 Flag of Vietnam.svg Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
9 2016 Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Taoyuan, Chinese Taipei

Asian Junior Wushu Championships


The Asian Junior Wushu Championships organised by the Wushu Federation of Asia (WFA).

Competitions of the Asian Junior Wushu championships

No.YearHost City, Country
1 2001 Flag of Vietnam.svg Hanoi, Vietnam
2 2003 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Beijing, China
3 2005 Flag of Singapore.svg Singapore, Singapore
4 2007 Flag of South Korea.svg Yeongju, South Korea
5 2009 Flag of Macau.svg Macau, Macau
6 2011 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shanghai, China
7 2013 Flag of the Philippines.svg Manila, Philippines
8 2015 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Xilinhot, China
9 2017 Flag of South Korea.svg Gumi, South Korea

Results of Asian Junior Wushu Championships

2001 Asian Wushu Junior Championships Medal table

2003 Asian Wushu Junior Championships Medal table

2005 Asian Wushu Junior Championships Medal table

2007 Asian Wushu Junior Championships Medal table

2009 Asian Wushu Junior Championships Medal table

2011 Asian Wushu Junior Championships Medal table

2013 Asian Wushu Junior Championships Medal table

2015 Asian Wushu Junior Championships Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan  (AFG)2425007911533
2Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)210021
3Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong  (HKG)89623
4Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam  (VIE)87722
5Flag of Iran.svg  Iran  (IRI)6111027
6Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN)67215
7Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia  (MAS)4101024
8Flag of Macau.svg  Macau  (MAC)48416
9Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia  (INA)42410
10Flag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines  (PHI)4048
11Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore  (SIN)35614
12Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea  (KOR)35210
13Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan  (UZB)2114
14Flag of Brunei.svg  Brunei  (BRN)1315
15Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei  (TPE)1247
16Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan  (KAZ)02810
17Flag of Myanmar.svg  Myanmar  (MYA)0112
18Flag of Turkmenistan.svg  Turkmenistan  (TKM)0044
19Flag of India.svg  India  (IND)0022
Flag of Mongolia.svg  Mongolia  (MGL)0022
21Flag of Nepal.svg    Nepal  (NEP)0011
Totals (21 nations)3175738701760

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