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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 »

EUWUF EXECUTIVE BOARD ADDRESSES A VERY IMPORANT MATTER REGARDING FUTURE OF EUROPEAN WUSHU SPORT

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 »

Official info about the European Wushu Championships 2022

Dear Colleagues, The European Wushu Championships 2022 will be held from the 13th to 15th of May 2022 in the city of Burgas, Bulgaria. In connection to the competition, the organizing committee would like to draw your attention to the following: – The official website of the competition is www.burgas2022.com – The website of the competition has already published all the necessary documents – Regulations, preliminary entry forms, final entry forms, etc. All documents can… Read more »

The President’s New Year’s greetings

Dear EUWUF Members, First, on behalf of the EUWUF Board, I wish you a healthy, happy, and prosperous new year 2022. After 2 years of an abnormal life during the biggest pandemic in our lifetime, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. May this year be the year of complete breakthrough in EUWUF’s “Quest” to be recognised by the International Wushu Federation (IWUF) as “the” European continental wushu federation. After the 2019… Read more »

EUWUF President elected in the European Olympic Committee commission

  Dear Wushu friends, During the general assembly of the European Olympic Committee on 28 November in Samorin, Slovakia, the members of all commissions were elected. We have the honor to inform you that our EUWUF President, Patrick Van Campenhout, was elected in the EOC EU and International Relations commission for the next legislature. This is a boost for the good work he is accomplishing and the mandates he is carrying out with the international… Read more »

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… Read more »