Pakistan to feature in World Wushu Championship in Indonesia

Updated: 2015-10-20 09:55


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ISLAMABAD - Pakistan will participate in the 13th World Wushu Championship scheduled to be held in Indonesia next month, officials said on Monday.

An official statement from the Pakistan Wushu Federation (PWF) said that the organization had received invitation for participation from the event management and it had decided to send its squad for the event.

The World Championship will be organized by Indonesia Wushu Association from Nov. 11 to 18 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The PWF has also selected its team that will compete in four weight categories of the event.

Pakistan Wushu team includes Abdullah (60kg), Syed Maratib Ali Shah (65kg), Shafi-ur-Rehman (72kg) and Maaz Khan (75kg).

Amir Shahzad Butt and Muhammad Imran will accompany the team as manager and coach, respectively.

The federation is hopeful to win medals in the event, the statement said.