Wushu is included as an invitational sport in The World Games (TWG) 2022 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA from July 7-17, 2022. All contests for the wushu tournaments will take place from July 11-12, 2022. This is the third time for wushu’s inclusion into TWG. Wushu has also been an invitational sport in TWG in 2009 and 2013.
On September 9, 2020, the International Wushu Federation (IWUF) accepts the invitation to participate in The World Games 2022 Birmingham USA and commits itself to send the best athletes in accordance with the World Games Rules.
Here are some details for wushu in 2020 TWG.
Changquan Men with 3 medals
Changquan Women with 3 medals
Daoshu, Gunshu All-round Men with 3 medals
Daoshu, Gunshu All-round Women with 3 medals
Jianshu, Qiangshu All-round Men with 3 medals
Jianshu, Qiangshu All-round Women with 3 medals
Nanquan, Nandao All-round Women with 3 medals
Nanquan, Nangun All-round Men with 3 medals
Taijiquan, Taijijian All-round Men with 3 medals
Taijiquan, Taijijian All-round Women with 3 medals
Birmingham-Southern College – BILL BATTLE COLISEUM, Birmingham
Jetlag day: 09.07.2022 (Arrival Day for IF-Passportholders outside of USA)
Arrival day: 10.07.2022 (for IF-Passportholders inside USA)
Training day: 11.07.2022
Start competition: 12.07.2022
End competition: 13.07.2022
Departure date: 14.07.2022
The above information is subject to change.
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