2019 WWC Host City Contract Signing Ceremony in Shanghai,China





On May 13, 2018, the IWUF delegation led by President Yu Zaiqing, representatives from Chinese Wushu Association (CWA), and  the Shanghai Municipal Sport Bureau held a meeting to discuss the preparation of the 15th World Wushu Championships (WWC) which will be held in 2019. 




Shanghai has been confirmed as the host city of 2019 WWC since the IWUF congress in Kazan, Russia in September, 2017. At present, the preparations involving various aspects of the event are steadily making progress. Shanghai expressed that it is committed to making the 2019 WWC a grand sporting event, one which would not only display the comprehensive strengths of Shanghai city, but also promote the spirit of wushu and the development of the sport of wushu.    




President Yu positively affirmed the preliminary preparatory work of the 15th WWC from the Shanghai Preparatory Committee and put forward the requirements of a “splendorous, special, and innovative” event for the 15th WWC. The members of the IWUF delegation also discussed issues including the arrangement of the competition venue, promotion, media and marketing with the Shanghai 15th WWC Preparatory Committee and answered the committee’s relevant questions.



After the meeting, President Yu, Zhang Qiuping, President of the CWA, and Xu Bin, Director of Shanghai Municipal Sport Bureau, officially signed the host city contract for the 15th WWC .

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