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Iranian women athletes shine in wushu championship in Philippines

08/12/13

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

Iranian women athletes snatched one gold, two silver and one bronze medals in the 7th Asian Junior Wushu Championship in the Philippines on Sunday.

The four-day contest opened in the capital, Manila, on August 8.

The Asian Junior Wushu Champioships is a competition held every two years.

Wushu is both an exhibition and a full-contact sport derived from traditional Chinese martial arts. It was developed in China after 1949, in an effort to standardize the practice of traditional Chinese martial arts.


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