The games run through Sept. Wushu, a traditional Chinese martial arts form, is divided into two categories — taolu and sanda. Sanda, is a full-contact sport, resembling wrestling or kick-boxing with a lot of grappling. A Japanese traditional martial arts form, ju-jitsu is a grappling-oriented combat sport that involves a lot of ground fighting. Matches are won by points or submission. Sambo, a mix of judo and wrestling, was developed by the Russian army in the s. A traditional martial arts form from Uzbekistan, the main difference between kurash and other martial arts is the absence of ground fighting.
Taekwondo at the 2018 Asian Games
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World: Asian Games Grow Into Major World Event
Taekwondo is a combative sport and was developed during the s and s by Korean martial artists with experience in martial arts such as karate , Chinese martial arts , and indigenous Korean martial arts traditions such as Taekkyon , Subak , and Gwonbeop. Beginning in , shortly after the end of World War II and Japanese Occupation , new martial arts schools called kwans opened in Seoul. These schools were established by Korean martial artists with backgrounds in mostly Japanese  and Chinese martial arts.
Some 13, athletes from 45 countries will march into Khalifa Stadium in Qatar's capital, Doha, to launch the two-week event. The quadrennial games have grown from modest beginnings in , when athletes from 11 countries gathered in New Delhi to compete in just six sports. Spectators can choose from a total of events in 46 different sports in the next fortnight, beamed to a potential worldwide television audience of 3 billion people. Grand Spectacle Organizers of these Asian Games boast that they have planned a stunning opening ceremony at the 50,seat stadium.