Wushu Events of Asian Games - Spear and Sword
Course Syllabus 课程章节1
Wushu is a traditional Chinese sport that strengthens people's physiques and develops their willpower with the art of attack and defense as the content and using the motion forms such as routines and fights. Originating from China, Wushu has a history of several thousand years and has been widely spread in Asia and even the world. Wushu became a medal sport at the 11th Asian Games in Beijing in 1990 and became an ad hoc sport at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing in 2008. Wushu is divided into routines and Sanda (free fighting) disciplines in the Asian Games. In the routines competitions, after athletes complete a full set of movements, referees will give scores for movement quality in Group A, exercise level in Group B, and difficulty in Group C and calculate rankings based on the total score. The Sanda discipline includes combat events of different weight classes, where punches, kicks, and wrestling of athletes are graded. A total of 15 gold medals are expected to be awarded for the Wushu sport of the Asian Games Hangzhou 2022.