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Wushu Federation of Asia (WFA) is an international Wushu organization established in September 25th, 1987 in Yokohama, Japan, with the aim to enhance the corporation and friendship of Asian Wushu, to improve Wushu technique and to promote the development of Wushu in Asia.

The first Executive Committee was formed by the President Mr. Xu Cai (China), followed by Vice-Presidents Mr. Muraoka Kyuhei (Japan) and Mr. Ian C. W. Fok (Hong Kong); Secretariat-General Mr. Zhao Shuang; and Executive Committee Member Mr. Lee Khoon Choy (Singapore) . There were 11 countries and regions joined as a member under the WFA including China, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, Philippines, Nepal, Malaysia, Macau, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia.

Since “The 1st Asian Wushu Championship” hosted by Japan in September 1987, WFA have had held Wushu Championship once every two years. By the end of 2014, WFA have held “The 8th Asian Wushu Championship” hosted by Vietnam in 2012 and “The 7th Asian Junior Wushu Championship” hosted by the Philippines in 2013.

Under the efforts of the WFA, Wushu has been listed as an official game since the 11th Asian Games, and it was as well as for the East Asian Games and the Southeast Asian Games.

The new session (2014 - 2018) of the WFA Executive Committee was elected on the 15th Congress meeting during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon South Korea 2014. Mr. Ian C. W. Fok was appointed as the new Chairman of the WFA, followed by Vice-Presidents Mr. Muraoka Kyuhei (Japan), Mr. Hoang Vinh Giang (Vietnam), Mr. Kee Yong Wee (Malaysia) and Mr. Mahdi Alinejad (Iran); Secretariat-General Mr. Chan Weng Kit (Macau) and the Deputy-Secretary General Mr. Wang Yulong (China); the Chairman of the Technical Committee Mr. Chen Guorong (China) and the Chairman of the Traditional Committee Mr. Lei Man Iam (Macau). The secretariat office is now located in Macau.

As of September 2014, Wushu Federation of Asia has reached 37 members.

 



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