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Finger wrestlers battle in Germany

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A judge watches the leather ring held by two competitors with their middle fingers at the German Finger Wrestling championships in Warngau, Germany, Sept. 16. Competitors battled for the title in this traditional rural sport where the winner has to pull his opponent over the marked line on the table.

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A participant in traditional clothes takes a practice session prior to the German Finger Wrestling championships in Warngau, Germany, Sept. 16.

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A judge adjusts the leather ring held by two competitors with their middle fingers at the German Finger Wrestling championships.

Matthias Schrader / AP

A Bavarian man pulls his opponent over the table during the German Finger Wrestling championships in Warngau, Germany, Sept. 16.

 

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