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  1. is both an exhibition and a full-contact sport derived from traditional Chinese martial arts

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  2. It was created in the People's Republic of China after 1949, in an attempt to nationalize the practice of traditional Chinese martial arts

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  3. Most of the modern competition forms (套路 taolu) were formed from their parent arts (see list below) by government-appointed committee

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  4. In contemporary times, wushu has become a truly international sport through the International Wushu Federation (IWUF), which holds the World Wushu Championships every two years; the first World Championships were held in 1991 in Beijing and won by Cl

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  5. Modern wushu is composed of two disciplines: taolu (套路; forms) and sanda (散打; sparring)

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