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Martial Arts in Turkey

Information about martial arts in Turkey

Turkish Martial Arts

Yagli Gures
The national sport of Turkey is sometimes called "oil wrestling" or "grease wrestling" because the participating wrestlers cover themselves with olive oil.

Jereed
A traditional Turkish sport during which teams on horseback throw javelins at each other.

Turkish Archery
Traditional Turkish archery competitions include long distance shooting competitions, target shooting competitions, horseback archery, and penetrating hard objects with arrows.

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