Kärntenringen (Carinthia, Austria)

Name of sport (game)

Kärntenringen (Karnten Ringen)

Name in native language

Kärntenringen (Karnten Ringen)

Place of practice (continent, state, nation)

Austria (Carinthia)

History

Description

Karnten Ringen is played on send or grass, outdoor, during the Parish day summer festivals.It is a standing up wrestling style with clothes.
The wrestlers wear an open jacket and a trouser, and shoes. Wrestlers grip in the jacket with hands. Legs can attack legs.Tricks are done mainly with legs and feet (with shoes). No weight categories. Victory is given by points after time limit. A fall on any part of the body, upper to the knees give one point.

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