The World University Wushu Championships is a single sport competition organized for university athletes and falls under the International University Sports Federation (FISU) World University Championships Sports Programme. The 1st World University Wushu Championships will take place August 2-5, 2018 in Macau, China.
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Alberta’s Tsang headlines Team Canada roster at first World University Wushu Championship
July 31, 2018
TORONTO – Megan Tsang, a fourth-year accounting student at the University Alberta, highlights the Canadian roster set to compete at the inaugural World University Wushu Championships beginning Thursday.
Tsang, who will represent the U SPORTS International program for the second straight year, placed seventh at the 2017 FISU Summer Universiade in the Taolu Taijiquan & Taijijian event. A member of the national wushu team, Tsang also came fourth at the 2016 World Taijiquan Championships.
The men’s team consists of MacEwan’s Johnny Choi and UBC’s Ryan Chan, who competed at the 2016 World Junior Wushu Championships. Edmonton’s Jason Leung who will serve as team official and coach.
The 2018 World University Wushu Championship will be held Aug. 2-5 in Macau, China.
TEAM CANADA ROSTER:
Megan Tsang – University of Alberta: TaijiQuan / TaijiJian
Ryan Chan – University of British Columbia: ChangQuan / DaoShu / GunShu
Johnny Choi –MacEwan University: Men’s Sanda 70Kg
Team official: Jason Leung*
About Wushu Canada
WushuCanada is the National Sports Organization (NSO) responsible for the selection of the Canadian National Team for participation in international wushu sports competition.
The organization is comprised of its provincial sports bodies with over 1200 members, and is official governing body recognized by the International Wushu Federation IWuF and the Canadian Olympic Committee COC.
About U SPORTS
U SPORTS is the national brand for university sports in Canada. Every year, over 14,000 student-athletes and 700 coaches from 56 universities vie for 21 national championships in 12 different sports. U SPORTS also provides higher performance international opportunities for Canadian student-athletes at Winter and Summer Universiades, as well as numerous World University Championships. For further information, visit USPORTS.ca or follow us on:
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