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Photos: Bachukheh wrestling competition in Esfarayen, Iran

Report by Tehran Times; photos by Vahid Khademi, Islamic Republic News Agency

The Bachukheh traditional wrestling competition was held in Esfarayen in Iran's North Khorasan province on Tuesday.  The competition brought 230 wrestlers at the 'Zeinal Khan Spring'.

Bachukheh is a traditional wrestling sport with its own championship games.

This is one of the most important local wrestling matches in Iran with Greater Khorasan as its birthplace.

The Bachukheh wrestling field is usually covered with red clay.

Tradition local instruments, such as 'Dohal' and 'Naghareh', are also played throughout the games.


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