Wrestling with Choukheh

This event is the largest traditional sporting event in Iran, which is held throughout the province over the year and all days of Norouz throughout the province and in particular on March 14th, at the Cheshmeh Zainal Khan in the city of Esfarayen. In this kind of wrestle, wrestlers are dressed with special clothes, including Belt and Shirts, fighting each other based on the specific techniques of the wrestle. During the competition, Wrestlers are not allowed to get under the opponent›s Knee, and no technical equipment is being performed on the Soil. At the end, the two wrestlers hug each other to show that being winner or loser is not a criterion. Most of the special techniques that are carried out on this sport, have also penetrated the other wrestlings.