Jackie Chan wants Kung Fu in Olympics

Martial arts superstar Jackie Chan wants Kung Fu to be recognised as an official sport at the Olympic Games.

The ‘Karate Kid’ star is campaigning to bring more martial arts to the Games and is hoping to convince Olympics committee bosses to include Kung Fu in the competing categories, reported Contactmusic.

The 56-year-old star began learning Kung Fu as a young boy and still practices his moves on a daily basis.

The international sports competition currently features Asian combat disciplines such as taekwondo and judo, called wushu in Mandarin.

"I love wushu a lot and I would love to see it included in future Olympic Games," said Chan.

But the ‘Rush Hour’ star admits that the many different styles of Kung Fu fighting will make it difficult to become a Olympic sport.

"This makes it difficult for wushu to make a unified impression to international audiences," said the actor. (PTI)


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