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Serunya Kejuaraan Gulat Minyak di Turki

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Sabtu, 17 Jul 2021 11:04 WIB

Turki - Gulat minyak Kirkpinar sudah menjadi tradisi di Edirne, Turki. Para pria peserta akan melumuri badan dengan minyak sebelum bergulat.

An 'oiler', someone charged with oiling up wrestlers and filling up oil pitchers, douses wrestlers in olive oil, during the 660th instalment of the annual Historic Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling championship, in Edirne, northwestern Turkey, Saturday, July 10, 2021.Thousands of Turkish wrestling fans flocked to the country's Greek border province to watch the championship of the sport that dates to the 14th century, after last year's contest was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The festival, one of the world's oldest wrestling events, was listed as an intangible cultural heritage event by UNESCO in 2010. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Seorang petugas menyiram pegulat dengan minyak zaitun selama perhelatan kejuaraan gulat tahunan Kirkpinar di Edirne, Turki.  

An 'oiler', someone charged with oiling up wrestlers and filling up oil pitchers, douses wrestlers in olive oil, during the 660th instalment of the annual Historic Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling championship, in Edirne, northwestern Turkey, Saturday, July 10, 2021.Thousands of Turkish wrestling fans flocked to the country's Greek border province to watch the championship of the sport that dates to the 14th century, after last year's contest was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The festival, one of the world's oldest wrestling events, was listed as an intangible cultural heritage event by UNESCO in 2010. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Gulat minyak Kirkpinar sudah menjadi tradisi di Edirne. Galaran perdana gulat ini dimulai pada abad ke-16.  

An 'oiler', someone charged with oiling up wrestlers and filling up oil pitchers, douses wrestlers in olive oil, during the 660th instalment of the annual Historic Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling championship, in Edirne, northwestern Turkey, Saturday, July 10, 2021.Thousands of Turkish wrestling fans flocked to the country's Greek border province to watch the championship of the sport that dates to the 14th century, after last year's contest was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The festival, one of the world's oldest wrestling events, was listed as an intangible cultural heritage event by UNESCO in 2010. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Tahun ini menjadi gelaran gulat minyak yang ke-660. Para pria peserta melumuri badan dengan minyak sebelum bergulat.  

An 'oiler', someone charged with oiling up wrestlers and filling up oil pitchers, douses wrestlers in olive oil, during the 660th instalment of the annual Historic Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling championship, in Edirne, northwestern Turkey, Saturday, July 10, 2021.Thousands of Turkish wrestling fans flocked to the country's Greek border province to watch the championship of the sport that dates to the 14th century, after last year's contest was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The festival, one of the world's oldest wrestling events, was listed as an intangible cultural heritage event by UNESCO in 2010. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Pagelaran ini sempat absen setahun akibat pandemi COVID-19.  

An 'oiler', someone charged with oiling up wrestlers and filling up oil pitchers, douses wrestlers in olive oil, during the 660th instalment of the annual Historic Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling championship, in Edirne, northwestern Turkey, Saturday, July 10, 2021.Thousands of Turkish wrestling fans flocked to the country's Greek border province to watch the championship of the sport that dates to the 14th century, after last year's contest was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The festival, one of the world's oldest wrestling events, was listed as an intangible cultural heritage event by UNESCO in 2010. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Festival sekaligus kompetisi gulat minyak Kirkpinar telah ditetapkan sebagai warisan budaya oleh UNESCO pada tahun 2010.  

An 'oiler', someone charged with oiling up wrestlers and filling up oil pitchers, douses wrestlers in olive oil, during the 660th instalment of the annual Historic Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling championship, in Edirne, northwestern Turkey, Saturday, July 10, 2021.Thousands of Turkish wrestling fans flocked to the country's Greek border province to watch the championship of the sport that dates to the 14th century, after last year's contest was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The festival, one of the world's oldest wrestling events, was listed as an intangible cultural heritage event by UNESCO in 2010. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Para pria berebut gelar menjadi juara. Yang terbaik akan diarak bak seorang juara di tengah-tengah hadirin.  

An 'oiler', someone charged with oiling up wrestlers and filling up oil pitchers, douses wrestlers in olive oil, during the 660th instalment of the annual Historic Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling championship, in Edirne, northwestern Turkey, Saturday, July 10, 2021.Thousands of Turkish wrestling fans flocked to the country's Greek border province to watch the championship of the sport that dates to the 14th century, after last year's contest was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The festival, one of the world's oldest wrestling events, was listed as an intangible cultural heritage event by UNESCO in 2010. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Tahun ini, setidaknya 3.000 pegulat dari berbagai wilayah ikut serta.  

An 'oiler', someone charged with oiling up wrestlers and filling up oil pitchers, douses wrestlers in olive oil, during the 660th instalment of the annual Historic Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling championship, in Edirne, northwestern Turkey, Saturday, July 10, 2021.Thousands of Turkish wrestling fans flocked to the country's Greek border province to watch the championship of the sport that dates to the 14th century, after last year's contest was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The festival, one of the world's oldest wrestling events, was listed as an intangible cultural heritage event by UNESCO in 2010. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Ali Gurbuz dari provinsi Mediterania Antalya mempertahankan gelar juara yang telah ia pegang beberapa tahun ke belakang.  

An 'oiler', someone charged with oiling up wrestlers and filling up oil pitchers, douses wrestlers in olive oil, during the 660th instalment of the annual Historic Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling championship, in Edirne, northwestern Turkey, Saturday, July 10, 2021.Thousands of Turkish wrestling fans flocked to the country's Greek border province to watch the championship of the sport that dates to the 14th century, after last year's contest was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The festival, one of the world's oldest wrestling events, was listed as an intangible cultural heritage event by UNESCO in 2010. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Kompetisi ini pun ramai didatangi penonton.  

Serunya Kejuaraan Gulat Minyak di Turki
Serunya Kejuaraan Gulat Minyak di Turki
Serunya Kejuaraan Gulat Minyak di Turki
Serunya Kejuaraan Gulat Minyak di Turki
Serunya Kejuaraan Gulat Minyak di Turki
Serunya Kejuaraan Gulat Minyak di Turki
Serunya Kejuaraan Gulat Minyak di Turki
Serunya Kejuaraan Gulat Minyak di Turki
Serunya Kejuaraan Gulat Minyak di Turki