The World Wushu Championships, organised by the International Wushu Federation, are held every two years. This year’s 2019 championships took place in Shanghai, where Malaysia came home with a total of 8 medals!
Team Malaysia is at 6th place overall with 2 golds, 5 silvers, and 1 bronze.
This is an improvement from last year, when Team Malaysia only came in at 8th place.
The 2019 championships hosted a total of 37 countries to compete against each other in 44 different categories.
Malaysia won their gold medals in the men’s Xing Yi Quan and the women’s Nan Dao.
Athlete Chuah Shang Yang won gold for his performance of the martial art Xing Yi Quan.
Athlete Tan Cheong Min brought home the gold for her performance in the Nan Dao, a southern broadsword style of wushu.
Malaysia athletes have once again made the country proud and are improving themselves constantly overseas!
Congratulations, Team Wushu Malaysia!
Anne is an advocate of sustainable living and the circular economy, and has managed to mum-nag the team into using reusable containers to tapau food. She is also a proud parent of 4 cats and 1 rabbit.