Deporte de lazo

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The Deporte de Lazo or Competencia de Lazo is an equestrian sport of Panama, where it is among the most popular sporting events and is unofficially considered the national sport.[1] Teams of twelve riders compete to lasso a calf weighing about 136 kilograms (300 lb) in the shortest possible time. The national association is the Federación Nacional de Lazo, which was formed in 1976.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "El Deporte de Lazo" (in Spanish). Federación Nacional de Lazo. Retrieved June 2011. 
  2. ^ "El Lazo en Panamá, Reseña Histórica" (in Spanish). Retrieved June 2011. "The deporte de lazo in Panamá, historical review"