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Thu Jan 17, 2019, 01:47 AM

The Badass Women Of The Nomad Games



Turkey's Janset Genel in full flight during the mounted archery event, which the 18-year-old would go on to win.



Aida Akhmatova, from Kyrgyzstan, awaits her run in mounted archery. The contest stipulates that riders wear their nation's traditional dress, firing arrows from horseback at three targets along a 120-meter track.



A stunt rider sets the pace during a performance. Organizers expected competitors from 77 countries to participate in 37 types of ethnosports at these 3rd World Nomad Games.



Ban Batar, of Mongolia, awaits her turn in the mounted archery.

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https://www.rferl.org/a/the-badass-women-of-the-world-nomad-games/29476494.html

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