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NEW DEVELOPMENT: IWUF JURY OF APPEAL REJECTS ALL ARGUMENTS OF THE EUROPEAN WUSHU KUNG FU FEDERATION

Dear Colleagues,

After a long time of patience and endeavor we are now in a new phase of the process of the European Wushu Kungfu Federation (EWUF) problematics.

As you remind the IWUF has made in early April a temporarily suspension of the EWUF. In all democratically entities the possibility of going into appeal should be provided, and this has happened.

The President of the EWUF, Mr. Raymond Smith, went into an Appeal against the IWUF executive board decision after a thoroughly investigation and chance of defense to the Jury of appeal.

The IWUF published the IWUF Presidents letter with the outcome (see attachment) of the decision:

In final summation the Jury of Appeal concluded:

“The Jury of Appeal considered all the arguments of the Appellant (EWUF) and IWUF and concluded that the appeal shall be considered inadmissible, as it was lodged against a decision, which is not final and binding. 

Irrespective of the foregoing, the Jury of Appeal analysed all the arguments of the Appellant raised on the merits and dismissed them all.”

Accordingly, as the Appeal by EWUF, now having been rejected, the IWUF Ethics Committee will resume its investigation into EWUF and its Board members.

Please find the publication on the website of the IWUF: http://www.iwuf.org/2021/10/16/ewuf-appeal-fails/

May I kindly ask to remain patient for the next step, meanwhile we start already the preparation of our activities to implement as soon as possible.

Thank you for your confidence!

Together we still are STRONG!

Yours sincerely,

Patrick Van Campenhout

EUWUF president

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EUWUF letter to all members

Dear members of the European Wushu Federation (EUWUF),

Please find attached the letter with the urgent decision “Vis Major” that has been taken last Sunday evening late night by the EUWUF senior executive members.

The EUWUF has been working very hard for the organization of the 1st European Wushu Championships (EWC) in Burgas-Bulgaria.

We will take the opportunity of this postponing to work further at this magnificent event, you will find the new date of the EWC for 2022.

Thank you for your understanding in this important matter.

In the name of the board, I would like to thank you all once again for your trust, patience and support.

Together we are strong!

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Patrick Van Campenhout

EUWUF president

 

EUWUF letter to all members

Wushu Championship in Andorra

Following a careful health protocol, approved by the ministries of health and sports, took place in Encamp (Principality of Andorra), the XV Kung-fu Championship after more than a year without sports competitions. A total of 33 competitors from children – youth categories took part in the tournament, aged between 8 (born in 2012) and 15 years old.

Given the current exceptional circumstances, this year’s edition has become a National Tournament, which has been attended by representatives of the Sports Schools of the 3 Clubs of the country:

  • Taichi Kung-fu Club (Andorra la Vella)
  • Sant Julià de Lòria Sports Club (Kung-fu Section)
  • Encamp Pas de la Casa Kung-fu Club

It is worth noting the performance of the host club which has been the clear winner by teams, with a total of 9 medals (5 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze). The Taichi Kung-fu Club has won 1 gold and 1 silver medal. For its part, the Sports Club St. Julià has won 1 silver and 3 bronzes.

From FAWUK we congratulate all the competitors for their participation and their high spirit of martial improvement.

Result at www.fawuk.ad

Sanda Tournament in Armenia

Sanda Tournament was held in Armenia with more than 100 athletes participated on the competition in children, kadets and junior age categories.

The event was held under the patronage of Armenian National Guardia NPO.

Gallery with photos from the Tournament:

Video from the Tournament: https://cloud.mail.ru/public/R52A/KqDJ1PWZy

NEW DEVELOPMENT

Dear members of the European Wushu Federation (EUWUF),

Today I received the official letter from the International Wu!shu Federation (IWUF) stating that the European Wushu Kungfu Federation (EWUF) was provisionally suspended awaiting further investigations

This declaration is a milestone in the further evolution of Wushu on the European continent.

I will keep you informed about the next steps our federation will take to start up all activities after the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the name of the board I would like to thank you all once again for your trust, patience and support.

 

Together we are strong! 

Kind regards

Patrick Van Campenhout
President of EUWUF

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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

Results:

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