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Oil wrestling (Turkish: Yağlı güreş), also called grease wrestling, is the Turkish national sport. It is so called because the wrestlers douse themselves with olive ...

Rules and Customs | Turkish Wrestling

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Originally embraced as the basic method for conditioning the Sultan's Janissaries (the “Marines” of the Ottoman armies), oil wrestling is more about strength and ...

Turkish Oil Wrestling Is A Totally Legit Sport - BuzzFeed

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Mar 5, 2013 ... So, the premise of oil wrestling is this: first, get greased up with olive oil. So, the premise of oil wrestling is this: first, get greased up with.

Turkish oil wrestling: See how it works - CNN Video - CNN.com

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Aug 7, 2014 ... CNN's Ivan Watson explores the ancient sport of oil wrestling which dates back hundreds of years.

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Feb 2, 2016 ... ... of Turkish Oil Wrestling? In Turkish oil wrestling, the objective is to thrust one's hand down the opponent's leather pants to pin him down. W...

Lube Up! The Strange Art of Turkish Oil Wrestling | FIGHTLAND

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May 6, 2016 ... The Ottoman Empire had a proud tradition of combat sports which has lasted through today. We take a look at one of the oldest and strangest ...

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Jun 8, 2009 ... More info about travel to Turkey: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/turkey For 1500 years, the fortress town of Erzurum has stood like a ...

A Day at Turkey's 653-Year-Old Oil-Wrestling Tournament | VICE ...

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Aug 3, 2015 ... For 653 years, people in the Turkish city of Edirne have taken the week off to watch oiled-up men wrestle each other. History lessons don't ...

Kirkpinar oil wrestling festival | Intangible heritage - UNESCO ...

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The Kirkpinar oil wrestling festival takes place in Edirne, Turkey. Thousands of people from different age groups, cultures and regions travel every year to see ...

10 facts to know about Turkey's Kırkpınar oil wrestling

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10 facts to know about Turkey's Kırkpınar oil wrestling. Over 2,000 wrestlers face each other at the 654th Kırkpınar Oil Wrestling Championship in Turkey's ...

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Fest300 - Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling Festival - Photos, Videos, and ...

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When it comes to macho throwdowns, the Super Bowl's got nothing on Kirkpinar, a greased-up wrestling match that is said to be the world's oldest annual ...

Oil Wrestling Is Turkey's Full-Contact, Messy National Sport (PHOTOS)

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Mar 23, 2013 ... In a match of oil-wrestling, Turkey's national sport, there's no penalty for holding. In fact, the entire game revolves around participants fighting to ...

Turkish oil wrestling - All About Turkey

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Oil wrestling is a very popular sport in Turkey since the Ottoman Empire. Today Edirne Kirkpinar oil wrestling tournaments are world known.