Praveen Kumar wins gold in 48 kg category in World Wushu Championships

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The World Championships success stories continues for India as Praveen Kumar bags India gold in the Wushu Championships.

Wushu sanda is a martial art which combines full-contact kickboxing, including close range punches and kicks, with wrestling, takedowns, throws, sweeps and kick catches.

Kumar had to beat Philipino Russel Diaz before winning the cup in the 48KG division.
In 2017, Pooja Kadian became the first Indian to be crowned world champion in wushu after she defeated Evgeniya Stepanova of Russia in the women’s 75 kg sanda event.