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Old 07-14-2017, 03:49 PM   #1
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Turkish oil wrestlers get to grips with each other in competition dating back to the 14th century… but some bouts are more even than others

Some 2,200 oil wrestlers began fighting bouts at a stadium in the northwestern Turkish city of Edirne today
Competitors are battling to win golden belt and 50,000 lira (£10,800) in contest dating back to 14th Century
Organisers said a record number of wrestlers were taking part in the annual Kirkpinar tournament
Participants don leather trousers and pour olive oil over their bodies before competing in a grassy field
Wrestlers' divisions are not set by weight alone, as is the way the sport is categorised in other countries
Opponents are chosen by judges who consider size, age and track record so physiques often do not match
17st Berke Horuz won a bout against 6st Caner Garip, spinning him upside down before lying on top of him


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ips-other.html


Free reign: The wrestlers are allowed to roam around as the fight
takes them, and are typically followed by a referee
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I know this is a very masculine Turkish sport but to my American eyes.....









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What do your elf *ehm* American eyes tell you Pote ?
That I probably wouldn't participate in that sport.

My hayalar is a "No Go" zone.
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That I probably wouldn't participate in that sport.

My taşaklar is a "No Go" zone.
Fixed that for you
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So what is your sport of choice Pote?









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Well American football for many years.

I would have expected that from Manning.
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