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Gama-Wrestlers-01

Pahalwan - The Gama fighters

 

Wrestling has always been a famous sport in Indo-Pakistan form several thousand years old. In ancient times, it was trained for combat and self-defense. Archeological findings, dating back to 3000 B.C., indicated many enduring legends describing the Gama wrestling bouts between gods, between mortals and between gods and mortals. In feudal times, wrestling matches were often fought to the death.

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Taken on June 1, 2006