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Between Matches

August 24, 2016 0 Comments

Wrestling is serious business in Mongolia. When I heard that a 2016 Olympic match ended with an elaborate, clothing-free protest from Mongolian coaches, I wasn’t surprised.

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July 14, 2016 2 Comments

A couple at Naadam celebrations in the Dalanzadgad stadium.

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Naadam Bikers

September 5, 2015 0 Comments

In the main plaza of Dalanzadgad’s stadium, kids run and play and celebrate Naadam, the annual summertime festival of three traditional games: Mongolian wrestling, horse racing and archery.