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More Than Medals Wushu Davao Open House on Oct.18

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Hey guys maybe you should check this event,

“Experience More Than Medals MTM Wushu (Davao) Open House on Oct. 18, 2008”

Btw,Wushu, also known as modern wushu or contemporary wushu, is both an exhibition and a full-contact sport derived from traditional Chinese martial arts.

Created in the People’s Republic of China after 1949, wushu has spread globally through the International Wushu Federation (IWUF), which holds the World Wushu Championships every two years; the first World
Championships were held in 1991 in Beijing and won by Clark Zhang.

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Wang wins gold medal in Beijing Olympics’ demo sport

Filipino athletes and officials sang the Philippine national anthem on Friday when Willy Wang won a gold medal in demonstration sport, wushu, in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Wang bested the efforts of Taipei’s Peng Wei-Chua in the men’s nanquan finals while Malaysia’s Pui Fook Chien settled for the bronze medal.

Wang tallied 19.44 points, Peng had 19.39 and Pui came up with 19.34 points.

First Gentleman Mike Arroyo attended the awarding ceremony at the Olympic Center Sports Gymnasium together with sports officials led by Philippine Sports Commission chairman William “Butch” Ramirez.