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Two years later, he secures a spot in the taijiquan category in the 2001 World Wushu Championships – wushu's most prestigious competition – and receives the highest score ever of any Lebanese competitor.In 2011, he emerges among 1,200 practitioners to win three gold medals at the International Wudang Taiji Tournament – taijiquan's most prestigious competition. In 2013, competing among 3,400 athletes, he wins two more golds for taijiquan at the World Wushu Championships and is granted the title "master of internal martial arts" by the Beijing University of Physical Education. While Seropian initially took a few classes in Lebanon, he was put off by the teachers, whom he felt flaunted their authority. By the time of his first major competition – the World Wushu Championships organized biannually by the International Wushu Federation (IWUF) – he had decided to break off on his own. I don't feel that I belong anywhere, except China".Seropian would like to have his own teacher, but he has yet to find the right one, even in China.
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