Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestling (England)

Name of sport (game)

Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestling

Name in native language

Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestling

Place of practice (continent, state, nation)

Northern England

History

Description

Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestlingis played on grass, outdoor, during the summer fairs or sport festivals. Every body can inter the competition.
It is a standing up wrestling style with clothes. The wrestlers (men or women) wear a T-Shirt and long johnsLegs can grip legs and the arm position is fixed.
There are several weight and age categories.
Techniques are mainly with hips and legs and the goal is to throw the opponent on any part of the body.

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