Khuresh

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For places in Iran, see Khuresh, Iran (disambiguation).
Khuresh competition in Tos-Bulak at the Naadym festival of 2005.

Khuresh is a traditional form of wrestling in the ethnically Mongol region of Tuva, in southern Siberia.[1] The word has cognates with Tuvan's sister Turkic languages, for example Turkish güreş and Tatar köräş (all ultimately derived from Old Turkic keriş).

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  1. ^ Horton, etc; Patrick Horton; Simon Richmond; Mark Elliott; Steve Kokker (2006). Russia & Belarus. Lonely Planet. p. 547. ISBN 1-74104-291-7.