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Indian wushu team wins 12 medals in International Wushu Cup

The 5th International Pars Wushu Cup concluded successfully at Azadi Sports Complex, Tehran, Iran from 18th – 21th September, 2015. More than 200 Wushu athletes took part in this championship. The Indian wushu team fetched a rich haul of one gold, four silver and seven bronze medals at the 5th International Pars Wushu Cup in Tehran . 

WINNERS-L. Budhachandra Singh won a gold medal in the 56kg category, beating Masod Ansari of Iran in the final. Mukesh Choudhry lost his final against Asian Games gold-medallist Mohsen Seifi, while Rajani Deori went down to Sajas Abbasi of Iran in the summit clash.In the last edition, the Indian team won two silver and three bronze medals in the tournament at Zenjan, Iran
KEY Points--Wushu sport is of China origin and also called Kung fu, CMA, WS The term wushu is Chinese for “martial arts”Composed of two disciplines – taolu and sanda
International Wushu Federation (IWUF), which holds the World Wushu Championships every two years.

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