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World Wushu Championships

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.

Locations of the World Wushu championships

No. Year Host City, Country[1] Venue
1 1991 23x15px Beijing, China
2 1993 23x15px Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
3 1995 23x15px Baltimore, U.S.
4 1997 23x15px Rome, Italy
5 1999 Template:Country data Hong Kong Hong Kong, China
6 2001 23x15px Yerevan, Armenia
7 2003 23x15px Macau, China
8 2005 23x15px Hanoi, Vietnam
9 2007 23x15px Beijing, China
10 2009 23x15px Toronto, Canada
11 2011 23x15px Ankara, Turkey Ankara Arena
12 2013 23x15px Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium[2]
13 2015 Template:Country data Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia


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.[3]

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.

Total medal count

Below is the total medal count from 1997 to 2013.

Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 23x15px China 131 7 1 139
2 23x15px Vietnam 29 39 37 107
3 Template:Country data Iran 29 16 19 64
4 Template:Country data Hong Kong 25 45 25 95
5 23x15px Russia 24 22 25 71
6 23x15px Macau 15 22 17 54
7 Template:Country data South Korea 15 20 30 65
8 23x15px Malaysia 12 14 28 54
9 23x15px Philippines 10 11 20 41
10 Template:Country data Japan 8 18 24 50
11 23x15px Egypt 6 13 16 35
12 23x15px Chinese Taipei 5 15 15 35
13 23x15px Burma 5 8 6 19
14 23x15px Netherlands 4 3 5 12
15 23x15px Italy 3 7 15 25
16 Template:Country data Indonesia 3 5 9 17
17 23x15px United States 2 9 13 24
18 23x15px Ukraine 2 6 5 13
19 23x15px Turkey 2 5 21 29
20 23x15px Singapore 2 3 7 12
21 Template:Country data Kazakhstan 2 0 4 6
22 23x15px Azerbaijan 1 5 1 7
23 23x15px Brazil 1 4 9 14
24 23x15px France 1 3 15 19
25 23x15px Canada 1 2 10 14
26 23x15px United Kingdom 1 2 4 7
27 23x15px Armenia 1 2 3 6
28 23x15px Romania 0 7 10 17
29 Template:Country data India 0 5 10 15
30 23x15px Belarus 0 2 4 6
31 23x15px Tunisia 0 2 3 5
32 23x15px Venezuela 0 2 1 3
33 23x15px Lebanon 0 1 5 6
33 23x15px Spain 0 1 5 8
34 23x15px Poland 0 1 3 4
35 23x15px Bermuda 0 1 1 2
35 23x15px Mexico 0 1 1 2
35 23x15px Uzbekistan 0 1 1 2
36 23x15px Argentina 0 1 0 1
36 23x15px Tajikistan 0 1 0 1
37 23x15px Sweden 0 0 8 8
38 23x15px Algeria 0 0 6 6
39 23x16px  Switzerland 0 0 3 3
39 23x15px Yemen 0 0 3 3
40 23x15px Greece 0 0 2 2
40 23x15px Mongolia 0 0 2 2
40 23x15px Portugal 0 0 2 2
41 23x15px Afghanistan 0 0 1 1
41 23x15px Australia 0 0 1 1
41 23x15px Czech Republic 0 0 1 1
41 23x15px Germany 0 0 1 1
41 Template:Country data Israel 0 0 1 1
41 23x15px New Zealand 0 0 1 1
41 Template:Country data North Korea 0 0 1 1
41 23x15px Peru 0 0 1 1
41 23x15px South Africa 1 4 4 9
41 23x15px Sri Lanka 0 0 1 1
Total 341 334 464 1139

Locations of the World Traditional Wushu championships

No. Year Host City, Country[1]
1 2004 23x15px Zhengzhou, China
2 2006 23x15px Dengfeng, China
3 2008 23x15px Shiyan, China
4 2010 23x15px Shiyan, China
5 2012 23x15px Huangshan, China
6 2014 23x15px Chizhou, China

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