Wushu Enters the 2022 IFSU University World Cup Combat Sports

The 2022 FISU University World Cup Combat Sportswill be held from September 21-30 2022, in Samsang, Turkey. The competition will see the world’s best university athletes battle it out in six sports, namely: Boxing, Karate, Muaythai, SAMBO, Wrestling and Wushu, and the wushu competition will be held from September 21-24.



Excerpts from Wushu Handbook

  1. Competition events & duration

The competitions shall last four days and include the following events:


  1. Competition duration
  • Taolu (Routines)

– For Changquan, Daoshu, Gunshu, Jianshu, Qiangshu, Nanquan, Nangun & Nandao, each routine’s duration shall be no less than one minute and twenty seconds (1min 20s).

– For Taijiquan and Taijijian, each routine’s duration shall be between three to four minutes.



  • Sanda (Free Fighting)

Each bout consists of three two-minute (2min) rounds with a one-minute (1min) rest in between. An athlete will be determined to have won a bout by winning two rounds; or by knock-out of his/ her opponent; or by technical victory as stipulated in the “Rules for International Wushu Sanda Competition”.


  1. Wushu quota

Each university is authorised to enter up to 12 competitors (6 men and 6 women with a maximum of one athlete per weight category) and three officials.

A country can be represented in each weight category by a maximum of two different universities.

The above is excerpted from Wushu Handbook. In case of any discrepancies,  the original text in Wushu Handbook shall prevail .



For more event information, please visit the IWUF official website: For more information about the 2022 IFSU University World Cup Combat Sports wushu competition, please click the following link to download from the IWUF official website: http://www.iwuf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Wushu-Handbook -2022-FISU-University-World-CUp-Combat-Sports-Wushu-Competition.pdf

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