Wu Shaozu, male, Han nationality, is a native of Laiyang, Hunan Province. He was born in 1939 and earned a master?s degree from Qinghua University.
Wu Shaozu's father, Wu Yunfu, was a participant in the Long-March, and his mother, Xiong Tianjing, once served as vice-minister of Civil Affairs. Upon graduation, Wu worked for the Commission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense in a variety of position before moving on to roles in the Chinese sports sector. Wu is currently chairman of the Chinese Olympic Committee and was minister of the State Physical Culture and Sports Commission as well as chairman of the International Federation for Wushu. Wu is married to Zeng Xiaoqian, daughter of Zeng San, a veteran revolutionary.
Wu Shaozu is chairman of the Chinese Olympic Committee and chairman of the International Federation for Wushu.