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写真 | 2021年 08月 11日 05:00 JST

Hungarians grab their partners in wife-carrying contest

Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. Some 40 Hungarian husbands, with their wives on their backs, clambered over rough terrain on Saturday in the nation's second wife-carrying contest.

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Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. Some 40 Hungariamore

Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. Some 40 Hungarian husbands, with their wives on their backs, clambered over rough terrain on Saturday in the nation's second wife-carrying contest. REUTERS/Marton Monus
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"We have just emerged from a difficult period due to the coronavirus and we need to go and have fun in the open air," Gergely Guraly, who organised the race, told Reuters.

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"We have just emerged from a difficult period due to the coronavirus and we need to go and have fun in the opemore

"We have just emerged from a difficult period due to the coronavirus and we need to go and have fun in the open air," Gergely Guraly, who organised the race, told Reuters. REUTERS/Marton Monus
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Organizer Gergely Guraly began preparations in January for the contest, which is said to have origins dating back to the Viking age.

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Organizer Gergely Guraly began preparations in January for the contest, which is said to have origins dating bmore

Organizer Gergely Guraly began preparations in January for the contest, which is said to have origins dating back to the Viking age. REUTERS/Marton Monus
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In modern times, the tradition is particularly established in Finland, where it has taken place since the 1990s.

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In modern times, the tradition is particularly established in Finland, where it has taken place since the 1990more

In modern times, the tradition is particularly established in Finland, where it has taken place since the 1990s. REUTERS/Marton Monus
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Estonian races have lent their name to the Estonian style of wife-carrying, with the wife upside down and her feet over her husband's shoulders, rather than a classic piggyback.

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Estonian races have lent their name to the Estonian style of wife-carrying, with the wife upside down and her more

Estonian races have lent their name to the Estonian style of wife-carrying, with the wife upside down and her feet over her husband's shoulders, rather than a classic piggyback. REUTERS/Marton Monus
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Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Monus

Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Mmore

Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Monus
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Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Monus

Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Mmore

Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Monus
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Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Monus

Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Mmore

Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Monus
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Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Monus

Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Mmore

Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Monus
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Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Monus

Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Mmore

Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Monus
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Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Monus

Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Mmore

Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Monus
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Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Monus

Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Mmore

Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Monus
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Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Monus

Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Mmore

Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Monus
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Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Monus

Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Mmore

Participants compete in a wife-carrying championship in Tapiobicske, Hungary, August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Marton Monus
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