Young athletes prepare for World Wushu Championship in USA

World Today

The World Wushu Championships is just days away, kicking off in Ft. Worth, Texas on Thursday.

It’s only the second time the event has been held in the United States and the first time the Chinese martial arts competition is taking place since the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dozens of countries will be represented, including China. Ahead of the competition, young Wushu enthusiasts in the U.S. explained why they love the sport so much.

CGTN’s Toni Waterman reports.