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Latest News from EUWUF

IOC President Thomas Bach is honored with the “Flambeau d’Or”

On 15 September, Panathlon International organized a “Round Table” -“The effects of conflicts and politics in sport” and this at the premises of the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) in Rome. The panel consisted of very distinguished speakers, Pierre Zappelli, president of Panathlon International, Giovanni Malagò, IOC member and President of CONI, Luca Pancalli, President CIP (Paralympic), Sarah Solémalé, Sports Lawyer FIFA and Raffaella Masciadri, President Italian Athletes Commission. Our president, Patrick Van Campenhout, in his… Read more »

Greece joins EUWUF

General Assembly of The European Wushu Federation (EUWUF) has unanimously voted positively (YES) on the proposal of its Executive committee to accept the request of Hellenic Wushu Federation to become its full, regular member. So, from August 25, just a month after Ukrainian federation became our regular member, we welcome the EUWUF new member (at the same time old friends) – Hellenic Wushu Federation. We consider this new membership as a sign of our good… Read more »

EUWUF is proud to announce the exclusive news: The Ukrainian Wushu Federation has become a full member of the European Wushu Federation

The General Assembly of European Wushu Federation (EUWUF) has unanimously voted positively (YES) on the proposal of its Executive committee to accept the request of Ukrainian Wushu Federation to become its full, regular member. So, from July 26, 2022 we welcome the EUWUF new member – Ukrainian Wushu Federation and its president Mr. Oleg Chukanov, brave federation of brave people and sportists, by whose trust in us we are deeply touched and honoured. We think… Read more »

1st EUWUF European championship – Great success for all participants

The 1st European Wushu Championships, organized under the auspices of the European Wushu Federation (EUWUF), took place from 11-15 May in the beautiful city of Burgas, Bulgaria. More than 500 participants from 14 countries showed some excellent performances in different wushu disciplines. The Bulgarian Wushu Federation was a fantastic host and with the well appreciated and significant logistical and technical help of the Turkish Wushu Federation made this first EUWUF Wushu Championship a great success.… Read more »

The General Assembly of the European wushu federation (EUWUF) took place online on May 7

With the presence of almost all EUWUF members and the guest observer Ukraine, the General Assembly session offered reports from the President, Vice-Presidents, General Secretary, Treasurer and Sport’s Director. Detailed report was given on all the activities since EUWUF foundation in January 2020, with a special focus on the European championships which is coming in few days. As the two years of mandate of the existing Executive committee were marked by pandemic limitations, a new… Read more »


Paulo Araujo and Petru Grindeanu, vice-presidents of European Wushu Kungfu Federation recently sent out a rather threatening message to their members warning them that participating in the European Championships that we are organising in Burgas next month is in violation of both EWUF’s and IWUF’s constitutions. We strongly disagree with this position for many reasons but principally because the temporary suspension of the recognition of EWUF by IWUF, while being temporary, is still a full… Read more »

EUWUF European Wushu Championships – important info about the participants

Dear wushu colleagues, Due to increased interest for participation at EUWUF European championships in Burgas, May 13-15 2022, EUWUF has decided to open the championships to all interested parties: a) National federations, IWUF members from Europe, can participate as national federations no matter of their membership in either of European wushu (kung fu) federations b) In case they do not want to participate as national federations, their members are welcome to apply as clubs or… Read more »

EUWUF Statement

On March 13th, the European Wushu Kung Fu Federation has published a statement claiming different matters, the EUWUF its made her statement to put the matters in the right context and to inform the Wushu family:  

Message from the EB of EUWUF in connection with the war in Ukraine

EUWUF is united in its mission to contribute to peace through sport and to unite European wushu in peaceful competition beyond all political disputes, but strongly on the side of truth and justice for all. Following the recommendation of the IOC In order to protect the integrity of global sports competitions and for the safety of all the participants, EB of EUWUF decided that Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials are not any more invited… Read more »