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Jackie Chan 'wants kung fu in Olympics'

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Jackie Chan attending the Madrid premiere of 'The Karate Kid'

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Jackie Chan has said that he wants kung fu to be included in the Olympic Games.

The action star learned the martial art - also known as wushu - from an early age and believes it would fit in well with the competition's already-included disciplines taekwando and judo, reports the Daily Star.

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

"[But the variety of types] makes it difficult for wushu to make a unified impression to international audiences."

Chan added that he continues to practise kung fu as an adult.

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