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PM congratulates players on 16th World Wushu Championship medals

Utkarsh Classes 23-11-2023
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Indian players Roshibina Devi, Kushal Kumar and Chhavi for winning medals in the recently held 16th World Wushu Championship in America.

  • Congratulating the players, the Prime Minister said that their determination and skill have truly made the country proud. I am also confident that his success will make the sport of Wushu even more popular in India.

16th World Wushu Championship:

  • The 16th edition of the World Wushu Championships, held from November 16 to 20, 2023, took place at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas, United States.
  • The 16th World Wushu Championship ended on 20 November 2023 in Fort Worth, Texas State, USA.

Performance of Indians in the 16th World Wushu Championship:

  • India finished 18th in the medal table in this competition, winning a total of three medals with one silver and two bronze medals.
  • In this competition, Roshibina Devi from India has won the silver medal, while Kushal Kumar and Chhavi have won bronze medals.

Medals of top ten countries in the World Wushu Championships:

  • The Chinese team topped the medal list by winning 15 gold medals.
  • According to data from the International Wushu Federation, Vietnam's team and Macau team ranked second and third.
  • Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia are ranked fourth to sixth respectively.
  • Only Asian countries are in the top ten countries in the medal table in the World Wushu Championship. Overall, athletes from Asia are the strongest in the Wushu world. Which can be seen in the following table.

Rank

Country

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Total

China

15 

15 

2

vietnam

3

11

3

Macau

5

2

4

11

4

hong kong

3

2

3

8

5

Singapore

2

3

2

7

6

malaysia

1

7

4

12

7

Philippines

1

4

1

6

8

Indonesia

1

3

7

11

9

Chinese Taipei

1

2

1

4

10

S Korea

1

2

1

4

18

India

0

1

2

3

 

  • The biennial World Wushu Championships is the highest level world event organized by the International Wushu Federation.

FAQ

Answer:- Held at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas, United States.

Answer:- The 2023 World Wushu Championships was the 16th edition of the World Wushu Championships.

Answer:- It was held in the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas, United States from November 16 to 20, 2023.

Answer:- China topped the medal table in the 16th World Wushu Championships by winning maximum 15 gold medals;

Answer:- India won a total of 3 medals (one silver and two bronze medals) in the 16th World Wushu Championships held in November 2023.
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