World Pencak Silat Championship

The 18th Pencak Silat Championship will be held in Singapore from 13 to 16 December 2018.

ABOUT THE CHAMPIONSHIP

 

18th World Pencak Silat Championships

Before Pencak Silat was included in the South East Asian Games, World Pencak Silat Championship is the main event where the competitive athletes always look forward to. The first event was held in 1982, hosted by one of the Founding Member for International Pencak Silat Federation, Indonesia. Singapore first hosted World Championship was back in 1988 and 2004, and again after almost 15 years, Singapore once again play host to the prestigious event.

From 13 to 16 December, athletes from over 40 countries will compete at the OCBC Arena Hall 1, Singapore Sports Hub.

Categories

Match (Tanding) categories

Male Category Female
Above 45 - 50 kg A Above 45 - 50 kg
Above 50 - 55 kg B Above 50 - 55 kg
Above 55 - 60 kg C Above 55 - 60 kg
Above 60 - 65 kg D Above 60 - 65 kg
Above 65 - 70 kg E Above 65 - 70 kg
Above 70 - 75 kg F Above 70 - 75 kg
Above 75 - 80 kg G not applicable
Above 80 - 85 kg H not applicable
Above 85 - 90 kg I not applicable
Above 90 - 95 kg J not applicable
Above 85 kg Open Above 65 kg

 

Artistic (Seni) categories

Male Female
Single (Tunggal) Single (Tunggal)
Double (Ganda) Double (Ganda)
Team (Regu) Team (Regu)

 

Medal

Total of eighteen (18) match categories to be competed, and six (6) artistic categories to keep a look-out for.

  Gold šŸ… Silver šŸ„ˆ Bronze šŸ„‰
Match 18 18 36
Artistic (Single) 2 2 2
Artistic (Double) 4 4 4
Artistic (Team) 6 6 6
Total 30 30 48

Participating nations

An estimated total of more than 400 athletes from 44 nations competed at the 18th Pencak Silat Championship 2018.

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Australia
  • Azerbajan
  • Bangladesh
  • Belgium
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Cambodia
  • China 
  • Chinese Taipei
  • Cyprus
  • Germany
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • South Korea
  • Kyrgyz Republic
  • Laos 
  • Malaysia
  • Mauritius
  • Moldova
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines 
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Serbia
  • Singapore (Host nation)
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Suriname
  • Thailand 
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • United Kingdom
  • USA
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vietnam 
  • Yemen 

 

Past editions

Edition Year Host
1 1982 World Pencak Silat Championships Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia
2 1984 World Pencak Silat Championships Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia
3 1986 World Pencak Silat Championships Austria Vienna, Austria
4 1987 World Pencak Silat Championships Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
5 1988 World Pencak Silat Championships Singapore Singapore
6 1990 World Pencak Silat Championships Netherlands Den Haag, Netherlands
7 1992 World Pencak Silat Championships Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia
8 1994 World Pencak Silat Championships Thailand Hatyai, Thailand
9 1997 World Pencak Silat Championships Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
10 2000 World Pencak Silat Championships Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia
11 2002 World Pencak Silat Championships Malaysia Penang, Malaysia
12 2004 World Pencak Silat Championships Singapore Singapore
13 2007 World Pencak Silat Championships Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia
14 2010 World Pencak Silat Championships Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia
15 2012 World Pencak Silat Championships Thailand Chiang Rai, Thailand
16 2015 World Pencak Silat Championships Thailand Phuket, Thailand
17 2016 World Pencak Silat Championships Indonesia Denpasar, Indonesia
18 2018 World Pencak Silat Championships Singapore Singapore