Kickboxing tourney set to hit Beijing
The KO-5 world kickboxing champions tournament, organized by the Chinese Wushu Association and the Beijing Jingwufengshang Culture Communication Co Ltd, will be held in Beijing in September
he competition features professional and amateur divisions. The pro group has seven weight categories – 60kg, 65kg, 70kg, 75kg, 80kg, 85kg and +85kg, and the expected number of amateur participants will be around 1,500, coming from fighters registered at the association and from local sports schools and clubs.
Around 30 million Chinese practice either wushu or kickboxing, while the total figure globally is around 200 million.