Goat grabbing competition held in Xinjiang

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Horsemen vie for a goat carcass during a goat grabbing competition in Bayingolin Mongol autonomous prefecture in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on December 4, 2019. Goat grabbing, or kok-boru, games is a traditional Central Asian team sport played on horseback. Competitors try to grab the carcass of a headless goat or calf from the ground while riding a horse at full gallop and pitch it across a goal line or into a target circle. (Photo/ China News Service)

Goat grabbing competition held in Xinjiang

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Horsemen vie for a goat carcass during a goat grabbing competition in Bayingolin Mongol autonomous prefecture in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on December 4, 2019. Goat grabbing, or kok-boru, games is a traditional Central Asian team sport played on horseback. Competitors try to grab the carcass of a headless goat or calf from the ground while riding a horse at full gallop and pitch it across a goal line or into a target circle. (Photo/ China News Service)

Goat grabbing competition held in Xinjiang

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Horsemen vie for a goat carcass during a goat grabbing competition in Bayingolin Mongol autonomous prefecture in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on December 4, 2019. Goat grabbing, or kok-boru, games is a traditional Central Asian team sport played on horseback. Competitors try to grab the carcass of a headless goat or calf from the ground while riding a horse at full gallop and pitch it across a goal line or into a target circle. (Photo/ China News Service)

Goat grabbing competition held in Xinjiang

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Horsemen vie for a goat carcass during a goat grabbing competition in Bayingolin Mongol autonomous prefecture in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on December 4, 2019. Goat grabbing, or kok-boru, games is a traditional Central Asian team sport played on horseback. Competitors try to grab the carcass of a headless goat or calf from the ground while riding a horse at full gallop and pitch it across a goal line or into a target circle. (Photo/ China News Service)