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This past February in Caracas wushu was incorporated into the Venezuelan Olympic Committee (COV) during the traditional General Assembly of the Sports Entity, receiving unanimous voting. This is a momentous achievement for Wushu in Venezuela and Pan America. The Venezuelan Wushu Federation was granted full membership in the COV, with all the rights and obligations as an official member of the Olympic movement in Venezuela.

Susana Rubio, president of the Venezuelan Wushu Federation expressed joy at the news. "I am very happy because it was a work of over four years and finally we get the affiliation. It signals something very important for our discipline, as we now have the full commitment to make all things possible -- to get wushu into the Olympics."

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