Mongolian women grapple with tradition

Bayanchandmani (Mongolia)—Mongolia’s freestyle women wrestlers hope to take gold in Rio.
But they are forbidden from participating in their country’s own traditional grappling festivals.
Women can compete in only two of the three “manly games” at the nomadic country’s annual naadam celebrations—archery and horse-riding—and are barred from testing their takedowns against men.—AFP

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