SHILLONG- The Services Wushu Team has added yet another feather in their cap by winning the 29th Senior National Wushu Championship held at Chandigarh University, Mohali, Punjab from 25th Feb to 02nd Mar 2021. This win is Fourth in a row for the Services Team which is based and trained at Assam Regimental Centre, Shillong.
The team of 11 Sanshou players and 17 Taolu players won comprehensively by a tally of 20 Gold, 05 Silver & 05 Bronze Medals in the competition. This is so far the most spectacular victory by any team at Wushu Nationals. The team stood over all 1st in Sanshou & Taolu events and was adjudged the “Overall Champions” in the tournament.
The Championship trophy was presented to the team by B S Sohi, Pro Vice Chancellor of Chandigarh University on 02nd March 2021.
Wushu, is a hard and soft and complete martial art, as well as full contact sport. It was developed in 1949 in an effort to standardize the practice of traditional martial art. Wushu has become an international sport under the International Wushu Federation (IWUF).