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August, 10 2012 09:55:38

Wushu champs draw 21 teams

Twenty-one teams have registered to compete at the Asian Wushu Championships at the HCM City-based Phu Tho Gymnasium from August 19-26.

Viet Nam will send 24 athletes to compete at the four-day event.

World gold medallist Nguyen Thanh Tung, world and Asian Games silver medallists Nguyen Quoc Khanh and Nguyen Xuan Hiep have been named in the Viet Nam team.

China, Uzbekistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia are expected to field strong teams.

Earlier, the National Junior Wushu Championships will take place from August 14-18 at the same venue with the participation of around 400 martial artists from 40 teams nationwide.-VNS

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