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Kyrgyz wushu fighters win 18 medals at 10th International Shaolin Festival in China

Kyrgyz wushu fighters win 18 medals at 10th International Shaolin Festival in China

The 10th International Shaolin Festival was held from October 18 to 22 in the city of Zhengzhou, China. Kyrgyz fighters successfully performed at the tournament, the Wushu Federation of Kyrgyzstan reports.

Kyrgyzstan was represented by 15 athletes led by President of the Wushu Federation Evgeny Lopatkin and Master Li Jianping, the head coach. The sportspeople won 4 gold, 9 silver and 5 bronze medals in various competitions.

The Shaolin Festival attracted more than 2,000 athletes from 63 countries, including China, Russia, Brazil, France, Germany, etc.

The opening ceremony took place at the legendary Shaolin Temple. Vivid performances by over 60 thousand students of Shaolin schools welcomed participants of the international festival.

Original url : www.akipress.com

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