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The World Wushu Championships (WWC) (Chinese: 世界武术锦标赛) 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. As wushu originated from China, China has always won the most number of medals in the competition.

Locations of the World Wushu Championships

No. Year Host City, Country [1].
1 1991 People's Republic of China Beijing, China
2 1993 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
3 1995 United States Baltimore, U.S.
4 1997 Italy Rome, Italy
5 1999 Hong Kong Hong Kong, China
6 2001 Armenia Yerevan, Armenia
7 2003 Macau Macau, China
8 2005 Vietnam Hanoi, Vietnam
9 2007 People's Republic of China Beijing, China
10 2009 Canada Toronto, Canada
11 2011 Turkey İzmir, Turkey

2001 was the first time doping tests were conducted at the competition and the tests registered clean record as all the 12 samples returned no positive results. [2].

More than 1000 martial artists from 89 countries took part in the 9th WWC in Beijing. Incidental music was also adopted for the first time for the Taijiquan and Taijijian events.

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See also

Main Taolu Events
Sparring
ChangquanDaoQiangJianGun Sanda
NanquanNandaoNangun
Related
TaijiquanTaijijian International Wushu Federation
World Wushu Championships
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