Europe

Tranta (Moldova, Romania)

Name of sport (game): Tranta
Name in native language: Tranta
Place of practice (continent, state, nation):

Moldova, Romania (Transylvania)

Description:

Tranta is played on grass or mats, outdoor, during the summer local festivals.
The wrestlers wear a short. Legs can grip legs. The starting position is fixed with hands gripping in a belt or joined to the back.Contest can follow with ground work.Victory is given when a wrestler is kept on his back for some seconds.

Trinta (Trinte) dreapta (Moldova)

Name of sport (game): Trinta (Trinte) dreapta
Place of practice (continent, state, nation):

Moldova

Tug of War (all the world)

Name of sport (game): Tug of War
Place of practice (continent, state, nation):

All the world

Contacts:

Tug of War International Federation

Tug of War International Federation
Mail address:
Lytse Dyk 2
9026 BD Jellum
The Netherlands

Courier address:
Lytse Dyk 2
9026 BD Jellum
The Netherlands

Telecom
Tel +31 6 23271158
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Web: http://tugofwar-twif.org/

List of national federations of Tug of War and clubs around the world:
http://tugofwar-twif.org/member-associations/ 

Sources of information :

https://www.nitowa.com/page-203-history-of-tug-of-war.html 
http://www.tugofwar.co.uk/history-of-tug-of-war 

Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMk_YxLQs_U 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=olS8KC2T29o 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBIRDoSnJC0 

Documents:

pdfBasic_Tug_of_War_Rules.pdf

pdfRules-for-International-Competition.pdf

pdfThe_Origin_Development_and_Winning_Skills_of_Tug_of_War.pdf

Unspunnen (Switzerland)

Name of sport (game): Unspunnen
Place of practice (continent, state, nation):

Switzerland

Description:

Unspunnen is one of the traditional Swiss sports, which involves throwing a stone weighing 83.5 kilograms.
The original stone was stolen in 1984 by the Belier group, which fought to disconnect the entire Canton of Jura from Bern. However, this did not discourage fans of this unusual sport and they found a new stone.

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In 2004 Markus Maire from Plaffeien (FR) meters set an “all-time record”, he pushed the stone 4.11 meters away.

Gallery:

Viopaîni (Finland)

Name of sport (game): Viopaîni
Place of practice (continent, state, nation):

Finland

Contact

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Fundacja IRSiE

30/63, Świętokrzyska street
Warsaw, 00-116

traditionalsports@sportinstytut.pl

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