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Results of the Online 15th of July European Wushu Championship 2020

Dear Members,

First and foremost, hope that you and your family were spared the negative consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The European Wushu Federation (EUWUF) recently launched the 15 of July European Digital Wushu Championships and many of you have subscribed to it.

After the jury was assembled, the jury was carefully and pressured to reward the best performances in an objective way.

In any case, let me thank everyone who submitted an entry, thanks to which the EUWUF barely had to hold a first championship in very special circumstances.

My special thanks go to Petar Dragoev, our sports director, and Numan Zafar, who received all the entries in good order and ranked them according to categories.

It was a huge job to organise and handle this online championships.

On behalf of the EUWUF board, we thank you once again for your support and participation.

Everyone will receive a nice certificate of participation. The results will be officially published on the EUWUF website in order to make it available on social media.

After this championships the EUWUF will start all committees to be ready to fully promote our beloved sport on all levels after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Keep it safe.

Best regards,
Patrick Van Campenhout, President of EUWUF


8th of August – the “Wushu Day”

Wushu Day - 8 august 2020

Dear Wushu friends, Dear Wushu practitioners,

The IWUF has pinpoint every year 8th of August to celebrate “World Wushu Kungfu Day” all over the world.

The EUWUF stimulate our members to send videos and reports from this “World Wushu Kungfu Day” from their countries.

The best videos and photos from the August 8th “Wushu Day” will be published on the EUWUF website.

Here is the address from the President of EUWUF – Mr. Patrick Van Campenhout:

The European Wushu Championships and the Epidemiological Situation in the World

Dear friends,

The regular European Wushu Championships for 2020 was scheduled to be held from 28 to 31 May 2020.

Due to the pandemic of coronavirus Covid-19 declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) and because we are concerned about the health of our athletes, coaches, supporters, volunteers, officials and judges, we announce that the European Wushu Championships are postponed to the spring 2021.

The exact new dates for holding the European Wushu Championships will be determined later and all Member Federations will be notified in due time.

In name of the Executive Committee of EUWUF

Foundation of the European Wushu Federation (EUWUF)

4 January 2020 was a historic day for European wushu sport.

European wushu federation that has been the recognised member of IWUF till 2014 is now reinstated in Brussels. The first General Assembly of the reinstated federation was held on January 4th in the offices of Pharum Legal in Brussels. 12 national federations and 1 regional federation, founders of the European wushu federation (EUWUF), were represented on the meeting by their delegates or by proxy votes.

The founding countries of the EUWUF are:  Andorra, Armenia, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Slovenia, Serbia, Turkey and Balkan wushu federation.

From two countries, observers were present: from Spain, Juan Peres, and from Portugal  Pedro Ferreira.

The General Assembly was constituted and the statutes of the EUWUF were accepted by the delegates.

Upon the candidacy proposals – Patrick Van Campenhout was proposed and elected for the President of the EUWUF. The president then proposed a list for executive members which was accepted by the GA.

The Executive committee is composed of the following persons:

  • Patrick Van Campenhout (Belgium), President
  • Abdurrahman Akyuz (Turkey), 1st Vice-president
  • Stefan Kolev (Bulgaria), Vice-president and Treasurer
  • Petar Turković (Croatia), General Secretary
  • Alma Anić, (Bosnia and Herzegovina), member
  • Tigran Chobanyan (Armenia), member
  • Raul Martin Rodriguez (Andorra), member
  • Kypros Andreou (Cyprus), member

One position for Vice-president is left free until the next GA meeting.
Marc Heyvaert (Belgium) was appointed Head of the EUWUF administration.
The European championships (EC) for 2020 will be held in Burgas, Bulgaria May 28-31, 2020.

The executive committee held its first meeting on January 5th in Brussels.
On that meeting the following functions were appointed:

♦ Sport director- Petar Dragoev (Bulgaria)

♦ Chairman of the Technical Committee – Abdurrahman Akyuz (Turkey)

♦ Chairman of the Traditional Wushu Committee – Aleksandar Žejn (Slovenia)

Members of the Traditional Wushu Committee:

  • Tigran Chobanyan (Armenia)
  • Dr. Zoran Barac (Croatia)
  • Raul Martin Rodriguez (Andorra)
  • Cédric Thoumsin (Belgium)
  • Kypros Andreou (Cyprus)

♦ Chairman of the Marketing & Development committee- Patrick Van Campenhout (Belgium)

Members of the Marketing & Development committee:

  • Muhammed Capoglu (Turkey)
  • Stefan Kolev (Bulgaria)

♦ Chairman of Communication committee – Stefan Kolev (Bulgaria)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Members of Communication committee:

  • Hasan Mehmed Kuyumcy (Turkey)

♦ Chairman of the Youth and Education committee is Christophe Bauweleers (Belgium).

All member federations will be invited to propose additional candidates for the above mentioned committees as well as other committees (Audit, Medical, Legal, Sanshou, Modern Taoulu, Disciplinary, Judge, etc..)

Regarding the EC in Burgas, by the end of January, regulations and invitations will be sent to all members and other European federations.

Gallery with photos from the Congress of EUWUF→