Lucha Leónesa (Spain, region León)

Name of sport (game)

Lucha Leónesa

Name in native language

Lucha Leónesa

Place of practice (continent, state, nation)

Spain (León)

History

Description

Lucha Leonesa is played on grass, outdoor, during the summer festivals, and on mats during the winter season.It is a standing up wrestling style with clothes.
The wrestlers (men or women) wear a T-Shirt and a short. Legs can grip legs. The arm position is fixed with hands gripping in a tight leather belt. Several weight and age categories.
Techniques are mainly with hips and legs.
To throw the opponent on the back give 2 points. The victory is given when a wrestler gets 4 points.

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