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Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling Festival

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Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling Festival

Kirkipinar is a Turkish oil-wrestling tournament dating back more than 660 years. It is held annually over three days, usually in July, near Erdine, a city in the northwest of Turkey. Wrestlers (‘pehlivan’) wearing leather breeches (‘kispet’) compete on grass, after being covered with oil.

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